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Table 3 Patients who visited hospital before admission or were admitted while under GC-related medication

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

   Primary AI Central AI Others ALL
   (N = 23) (N = 136) (N = 345) (n = 504)
Visited before admission Yes 18 (78.3) 108 (79.4) 258 (74.8) 384 (76.2)
Yes, within 90 days before 15 (65.2) 98 (72.1) 224 (64.9) 337 (66.9)
Yes, within 14 days before 11 (47.8) 69 (50.7) 161 (46.7) 241 (47.8)
Under GC-related medication Oral GC 5 (21.7) 31 (22.8) 68 (19.7) 104 (20.6)
HC equivalent daily dosage (mg) 15 (10–20) 20 (10–22.5) 20 (20–40) 20 (10–40)
Median [IQR]     
Intranasal GC 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Inhaled GC 0 (0.0) 1 (0.7) 14 (4.1) 15 (3.0)
Drug that interacts with GC 2 (8.7) 3 (2.2) 8 (2.3) 13 (2.6)
  1. Abbreviations: IQR Interquartile range, HC hydrocortisone, GC glucocorticoid