**Table 3B: **Univariate analysis of clinical outcomes between optimal and suboptimal caloric intake in week 2 (days 8-14).

Variables |
Met ≥ 90% of caloric target (N = 7) |
Met < 90% of caloric target (N = 26) |
Sig. P value |

Duration of open abdomen (days) | 26 (17-56) | 17 (9.75-36.5) | P = 0.352 |

Length of ICU stay (IQR) | 37.7 ± 32.3 24 (21-31) |
46.7 ± 98.4 26 (17.75-43) |
P = 0.747 |

Sepsis | 28.6% (2/7) | 46.2% (12/26) | P = 0.348 |

Pneumonia | 57.1% (4/7) | 30.8% (8/26) | P = 0.198 |

Survival | 100% (7/7) | 76.9% (20/26) | P = 0.208 |