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Table 2 Clinical outcomes of pediatric patients in intensive care units in Japan

From: Long-stay pediatric patients in Japanese intensive care units: their significant presence and a newly developed, simple predictive score

 All Patients
n = 4107
SSPs
n = 3777
LSPs
n = 330
Length of stay (days)
 Average (SD)6.2 (11.7)4.2 (2.9)29.6 (31.8)
 Median (IQR)3.0 (2.0–7.0)3.0 (2.0–6.0)21.0 (17.0–31.0)
ICU bed days [numbers (% total)]2565915909 (62.0%)9750 (38.0%)
Mortality [numbers (%)]79(1.9%)49(1.3%)30(9.1%)
Discharge route [numbers (%)]
 General ward3649(88.8%)3390(89.8%)259(78.5%)
 Transfer to original hospital116(2.8%)90(2.4%)26(7.9%)
 Transfer to new hospital51(1.2%)40(1.1%)11(3.3%)
 Home212(5.2%)208(5.5%)4(1.2%)
PCPC on discharge [numbers (%)]
 12572(62.6%)2418(64.0%)154(46.7%)
 2426(10.4%)395(10.5%)31(9.4%)
 3435(10.6%)402(10.6%)33(10.0%)
 4557(13.6%)498(13.2%)59(17.9%)
 532(0.8%)14(0.4%)18(5.5%)
 685(2.1%)50(1.3%)35(10.6%)
Delta PCPC* [numbers (%)]
 03871(94.3%)3633(96.2%)238(72.1%)
 166(1.6%)52(1.4%)14(4.2%)
 248(1.2%)29(0.8%)19(5.8%)
 338(0.9%)17(0.5%)21(6.4%)
 428(0.7%)9(0.2%)19(5.8%)
 548(1.2%)29(0.8%)19(5.8%)
 Unknown8(0.2%)8(0.2%)0(0)
  1. *PCPC on discharge – PCPC before admission
  2. IQR interquartile range, LSPs long-stay patients, PCPC Pediatric Cerebral Performance Category, SD standard deviation, SSPs short-stay patients