Table 6 Organ system for problems documented during patient unit stays.

From: The eICU Collaborative Research Database, a freely available multi-center database for critical care research

Diagnosis group Number of patients (%)
Cardiovascular 104,264 (11.15%)
Pulmonary 64,222 (8.15%)
Neurologic 51,609 (7.28%)
Renal 43,009 (6.38%)
Endocrine 35,519 (6.15%)
Gastrointestinal 35,223 (6.10%)
Infectious diseases 20,316 (6.01%)
Hematology 19,611 (5.32%)
Burns/trauma 9,208 (5.13%)
Oncology 7,954 (4.72%)
Toxicology 7,185 (4.47%)
Surgery 5,723 (3.97%)
General 1,698 (3.91%)
Transplant 770 (3.75%)
Obstetrics/gynecology 46 (3.52%)
Genitourinary 26 (3.18%)
Musculoskeletal 19 (2.98%)
  1. More than one problem can be documented for a single patient, and therefore the percentages will add up to greater than 100%.