Table 4

Mortality related to total (absolute) number of days of organ failure during hospital stay (any type and including different episodes of organ failure)

Total duration of organ failureMortality (%)
<48 hours8/27 (30)
48 hours to 1 week20/53 (38)
1–2 weeks11/33 (33)
2–3 weeks7/31 (23)
>3 weeks39/96 (41)