Table 1

 Clinical course of RSV hospitalisations in 729 children less than 24 months of age stratified according to risk factors

ParameterCHD patientsp value†Non-CHD patients
TotalBPDPrematurity ⩽35 wkAge <1 mthNo risk factor
*In days, unless indicated otherwise; median [range] are given.
†p values indicate the level of significance for differences between CHD patients and the total of non-CHD patients (two adjacent columns).
‡ICU admission rate: CHD v BPD, p = 0.01; CHD v prematurity, p = 0.045; CHD v age <1 month, p = 0.144; CHD v no risk factor, p < 0.001.
No. of patients10719156090554
Age (mth)5.7 [2.1–19.4]0.0983.7 [0.2–23.6]8.7 [4.0–20.8]5.6 [0.5–20.2]0.6 [0.2–1.0]4.3 [1.1–23.6]
Duration of hospitalisation*6.5 [2–41]0.2655 [1–30]11 [4–23]6 [2–23]8 [1–27]5 [1–30]
Supplemental O2 (%)10 (100)0.037496 (69)12 (80)44 (73)77 (86)363 (66)
Duration of supplemental O2*5 [1–34]0.0232 [0–26]4 [0–21]3 [0–12]5 [0–20]2 [0–26]
ICU admission (%)‡5 (50)0.00381 (11)1 (6.7)12 (20)29 (32)39 (7.0)
Duration of ICU stay*1.5 [0–25]0.0010 [0–18]0 [0–5]0 [0–16]0 [0–17]0 [0–18]
Mechanical ventilation (%)2 (20)0.01613 (1.8)01 (1.7)5 (5.6)7 (1.3)
Duration of mechanical ventilation*0 [0–18]0.0090 [0–12]0 [0]0 [0–12]0 [0–12]0 [0–12]
Death (%)1 (10)0.01400000