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Table 3 Glucontrol Group A and B comparison. P-values are computed using chi-squared and Mann-Whitney tests. values are median [IQR] as appropriate.

From: Validation of a model-based virtual trials method for tight glycemic control in intensive care

Cohort A B P value
Baseline Variables
Number patients 142 69  
Male percent (%) 64.8 56.5 0.25
Age 71 [61 - 80] 69 [53 - 77] 0.035
Weight 72 [62 - 85] 75 [68 - 81] 0.38
BMI 25.4 [22.6 - 29.3] 26.0 [23.2 - 29.3] 0.46
APACHE II 17 [14 - 22] 17 [14 - 21] 0.76
Initial BG (mmol/L) 6.6 [5.6 - 8.6] 6.6 [5.7 - 9.4] 0.58
Glucose Control
Total hours 16, 831 12, 946  
BG measurements 4, 571 2, 820  
BG (mmol/L) 6.3 [5.3 - 7.6] 8.2 [6.9 - 9.4]  
Insulin rate (U/h) 1.5 [0.5 - 3.0] 0.7 [0.0 - 1.7]  
Carbohydrate admin (all sources) (mmol/min) 0.30 [0.00 - 0.90] 0.60 [0.10 - 1.00]