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Table 2 Clinical and demographic characteristics of assessments (n = 100)

From: Validity of the Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale (RASS) in critically ill children

   N (%)
Age <5 years 65 (65)
  5–10 years 14 (14)
  >10 years 21 (21)
Gender Male 70 (70)
Female 30 (30)
Respiratory Support None 65 (65)
  Invasive mechanical ventilation 27 (27)
  Supplemental oxygen 8 (8)
Sedative medication in prior 8 h None 57 (57)
  Narcotic alone 14 (14)
  Benzodiazepine alone 6 (6)
  Dexmedetomidine alone 3 (3)
  Narcotic + benzodiazepine 11 (11)
  Narcotic + dexmedetomidine 9 (9)