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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Music Use for Sedation in Critically ill Children (MUSiCC trial): a pilot randomized controlled trial

Characteristic Control
n = 20
Music
n = 20
Noise cancellation
n = 20
Age—yearsa 2.02 (3.5) 1.16 (3.5) 2.02 (3.5)
Weight—kilogramsa 12.05 (14.54) 7.22 (14.54) 12.05 (14.54)
Sex—maleb 9 (45%) 13 (65%) 9 (45%)
PRISM Scorea 6.65 (4.94) 8.45 (4.94) 6.65 (4.94)
Inotrope Score on admissiona 4.08 (3.83) 10.2 (3.83) 4.08 (3.83)
PELOD Score on enrollmenta 6.45 (1.79) 7 (1.79) 6.45 (1.79)
Type of ICU
 PCICUb 10 (50%) 15 (75%) 12 (60%)
 PICUb 10 (50%) 5 (25%) 8 (40%)
 Sedation prior to ICU—yesb 7 (35%) 4 (20%) 5 (25%)
 Post-operative—yesb 13 (65%) 12 (60%) 11 (55%)
 Cardiac diagnosis—yesb 10 (50%) 13 (65%) 12 (60%)
Diagnosisb
 Cardiac arrest 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
 Gastrointestinal 2 (10%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%)
 Post-operative 10 (50%) 12 (60%) 10 (50%)
 Respiratory 3 (15%) 7 (35%) 4 (20%)
 Shock 2 (10%) 1 (5%) 1 (5%)
 Trauma 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%)
 Other 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 3 (15%)
Arterial line—yesb 17 (85%) 18 (90%) 17 (85%)
Central line—yesb 18 (90%) 18 (90%) 18 (90%)
Chest tube—yesb 11 (55%) 11 (55%) 10 (50%)
Mediastinal tube—yesb 9 (45%) 9 (45%) 6 (30%)
  1. PRISM pediatric risk of mortality, PELOD pediatric logistic organ dysfunction, ICU intensive care unit, PCICU pediatric cardiac intensive care unit, PICU pediatric intensive care unit
  2. aMean (SD)
  3. bn (%)