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Table 1 Characteristics of the cohort

From: The effect of pressure support on imposed work of breathing during paediatric extubation readiness testing

Variable N (%) or median (IQR) N = 112
Male 67 (59.8%)
Weight (kg) 7.9 (4.6, 12.9)
Age  
 Overall (years) 0.65 (0.22, 2.55)
 0–1 month 13 (11.6%)
 1–6 months 37 (33.0%)
 6–12 months 20 (17.9%)
 1–2 years 10 (8.9%)
 2–7 years 20 (17.9%)
 7–12 years 6 (5.4%)
 > 12 years 6 (5.4%)
Admission diagnosis  
 Respiratory 49 (43.7%)
 Cardiac surgery 37 (33.0%)
 Other surgery 17 (15.2%)
 Haemodynamically 3 (2.7%)
 Neurologic 1 (0.9%)
 Other* 5 (4.5%)
Admission characteristics  
 Admission time (days) 5.12 (2.24, 7.80)
 Ventilation time (days) 2.85 (1.00, 5.47)
 PRISM III 3.00 (1.00, 5.00)
 PIM II − 3.77 (− 4.32, − 3.17)
  1. Data are shown as number (% of total) or median (interquartile range)
  2. *Trauma, intoxication, drowning and eating disorder