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Table 6 Calculation of the new score, based on results of multivariate analysis of factors associated with in-hospital death in the studied population

From: A clinical in-hospital prognostic score for acute exacerbations of COPD

New score Points
Age  
 < 60 years 0
60-80 years 1
80 years 2
MRC (baseline, steady state)  
0-2 0
 > 2 3
Cardiovascular disease  
No 0
Yes 2
Number of signs of severity (first 24 hours)
0 0
1-2 1
3 and more 2
  1. Range of the total score: 0–9.