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Table 1 Demographic data and comorbidities

From: Characteristics and risk factors associated with critical illness in pediatric COVID-19

  Total cohort (N = 77) Floor patients (N = 47) PICU low acuity (n = 16)a PICU organ dysfunction (n = 14)b
Demographic data
 Age (n, %)
  Age < 60 days 20 (26) 16 (34) 3 (19) 1 (7)
  Age 60 days to  < 5 years 10 (13) 6 (13) 2 (13) 2 (14)
  Age 5 years to < 12 years 9 (12) 7 (15) 0 2 (14)
  Age >  = 12 years 38 (49) 18 (38) 11 (69) 9 (64)
 Female sex (n, %) 40 (53) 23 (49) 9 (56) 8 (57)
 BMI (percentile, n, %)c,d
  Underweight (< 5th percentile) 2 (4) 2 (8) 0 0
  Normal weight (5–85th percentile) 26 (58) 13 (52) 7 (78) 6 (55)
  Overweight (85–95th percentile) 5 (11) 3 (12) 1 (11) 1 (9)
  Obese (> 95th percentile) 12 (27) 7 (28) 1 (11) 4 (36)
 Race (n, %)
  Black 22 (29) 10 (21) 7 (44) 5 (38)
  White 15 (19) 12 (26) 3 (19) 0
  Asian 9 (12) 5 (11) 1 (6) 3 (21)
  Multiracial/other 28 (36) 17 (36) 5 (31) 6 (43)
  Unknown 3 (4) 3 (6) 0 0
 Ethnicity (n, %)
  Hispanic 18 (23) 9 (19) 3 (19) 6 (43)
  Non-Hispanic 55 (71) 37 (79) 11 (69) 7 (50)
  Unknown 4 (5) 1 (2) 2 (13) 1 (7)
 Comorbidities (n, %)
  Prematurity 7 (9) 6 (13) 1 (6) 0
  Respiratory disease 16 8 (17) 5 3 (21)
  Congenital heart disease 5 (6) 2 (4) 2 (13) 1 (7)
  Diabetes mellitus 5 (6) 2 (4) 2 (13) 1 (7)
  Immunosuppression 9 (12) 6 (13) 2 (13) 1 (7)
  Autoimmune disorder 2 (3) 1 (2) 1 (6) 0
  Bone marrow transplant 2 (3) 1 (2) 0 1 (2)
  Kidney disease 1 (1) 1 (2) 0 0
  Cancer 5 (6) 3 (6) 1 (6) 1 (7)
  Genetic disorder 7 (9) 2 (4) 1 (6) 4 (29)
  1. aPICU low acuity defined as pSOFA score < 2
  2. bPICU organ dysfunction defined as pSOFA score >  = 2
  3. cBMI category presented for 45 patients (25 floor, 11 ICU organ days, 9 other). 25 missing under 2 years old, 7 missing older than 2 years
  4. dBMI category for those 20–21 classified as underweight < 18.5, normal 18.5–25, overweight 25–30, obese > 30
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