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Table 7 Septic shock (vasopressors) features ranking – biostatistics analysis

From: Data analytics and clinical feature ranking of medical records of patients with sepsis

position abs(t) rank abs(t) p-value rank p-value abs(PCC) rank abs(PCC)
1 age 89.81 age 2.49×10−250 Glasgow coma scale 0.29
2 mean arterial pressure 86.51 mean arterial pressure 1.55×10−244 initial procalcitonin (PCT) 0.28
3 Glasgow coma scale 73.55 Glasgow coma scale 5.62×10−225 mechanical vent 0.26
4 platelets 36.10 platelets 3.64×10−122 mean arterial pressure 0.21
5 respiration (PaO2) 33.64 respiration (PaO2) 1.36×10−113 creatinine 0.20
6 respiration (FiO2) 27.17 respiration (FiO2) 1.66×10−89 respiration (FiO2) 0.16
7 urine output 24 hours 21.34 urine output 24 hours 2.55×10−78 urine output 24 hours 0.16
8 bilirubin 12.25 hypertension (HTN) 1.08×10−30 platelets 0.11
9 hypertension (HTN) 12.10 bilirubin 1.06×10−29 age 0.11
10 sex 10.10 sex 1.91×10−22 respiration (PaO2) 0.10
11 microorganism 8.57 microorganism 1.56×10−16 CAD 0.07
12 pulmonary embolism (PE) 7.83 pulmonary embolism (PE) 3.74×10−14 CKD with dialysis 0.07
13 initial procalcitonin (PCT) 7.29 anatomical site of infection 1.90×10−12 anatomical site of infection 0.06
14 anatomical site of infection 7.28 initial procalcitonin (PCT) 1.97×10−12 hypertension (HTN) 0.04
15 CKD with dialysis 6.09 CKD with dialysis 2.13×10−09 atrial fibrillation 0.04
16 diabetes mellitus (DM) 5.75 diabetes mellitus (DM) 1.36×10−08 CHF 0.04
17 COPD 3.66 COPD 2.67×10−04 cancer 0.04
18 mechanical vent 2.67 mechanical vent 7.74×10−03 bilirubin 0.03
19 atrial fibrillation 1.82 atrial fibrillation 6.85×10−02 sex 0.03
20 CKD without dialysis 1.61 CKD without dialysis 1.08×10−01 COPD 0.03
21 creatinine 1.38 creatinine 1.68×10−01 extent of infection 0.02
22 CAD 1.29 CAD 1.98×10−01 CKD without dialysis 0.01
23 CHF 0.47 CHF 6.38×10−01 pulmonary embolism (PE) 0.01
24 extent of infection 0.47 extent of infection 6.41×10−01 diabetes mellitus (DM) 0.01
25 cancer 0.38 cancer 7.06×10−01 microorganism 0.00
  1. abs(PCC): absolute value of Pearson correlation coefficient [40]. abs(t-test): absolute value of Student’s t-test [41]. p-value: probability value of Student’s t-test. We computed each test between the target feature (vasopressors) and each feature, and then ranked the outcomes
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