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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients with adrenal crisis at admission

From: Clinical characteristics of adrenal crisis in adult population with and without predisposing chronic adrenal insufficiency: a retrospective cohort study

   ALL
   (n = 504)
Age(years) Median(IQR) 71 (59–80)
  <40 yr 47 (9.3)
  40 yr. <60 yr 88 (17.5)
  60 yr. <80 yr 236 (46.8)
  80 yr 133 (26.4)
Male   255 (50.6)
Disease Adrenocortical insufficiency 264 (52.4)
Adrenal crisis 194 (38.5)
Secondary adrenocortical insufficiency 28 (5.6)
Post-procedural adrenocortical hypofunction 10 (2.0)
Steroid withdrawal syndrome 5 (1.0)
Iatrogenic adrenocortical insufficiency 3 (0.6)
Department Internal medicine 255 (50.6)
Neurosurgery 94 (18.7)
Urology 18 (3.6)
Others 137 (27.2)
Season Jan - March 149 (29.6)
April–June 112 (22.2)
July - Sept 112 (22.2)
Oct - Dec 131 (26.0)
  1. Abbreviation: IQR Interquartile