Table 3

Frequency and duration of admissions (days) according to RSV status

RSV proven
(n = 45)
Probable bronchiolitis
(n = 24)
Other respiratory
(n = 60)
Non-respiratory (n = 106)
Hospital admission rate per infant3-150 5.4 (4)2.8 (2)3.1 (3)0.6 (0)
[1–20][1–11][1–14][0–5]
Days in hospital3-150 39.8 (21)17.7 (6.5)16.3 (8)2.2 (0)
[4–282][1–70][1–114][0–25]
Days in ICU3-150 2.9 (0)0.9 (0)0.5 (0)0 (0)
[0–38][0–13][0–16][0–1]
Days in paediatric ward3-150 30.7 (16)13.9 (4.5)12.4 (6.0)1.6 (0)
[2–239][0–57][0–100][0–22]
  • Data are presented as mean (median) and [range].

  • Between group difference:

  • 3-150 p < 0.001.