Table 3

 Study population; 241 unselected patients presenting with a clinical diagnosis of alcoholic hepatitis

Day 1Days 6–9
Values are median (range) or percentage.
PT, prothrombin time; DF, discriminant function.
Bilirubin (μmol/l)155 (80–806)143 (18–910)
PT (s)21 (14–46)22 (14–124)
DF41 (4–166)45 (0–535)
DF ⩾32 (%)6867
Encephalopathy (%)30
Ascites (%)63