Table 1

Height and weight measurements among 200 children who attended various clinical areas at Addenbrooke’s Hospital from November 2006 to October 2007

Height measuredWeight measured
nNumber (%)p ValuenNumber (%)p Value
Overall
    All children20025 (12.5%)200103 (51.5%)
    Below 2 years of age (outpatients)181 (5.6%)0.71186 (33.3%)0.14
    Above 2 years of age18224 (13.2%)18297 (53.3%)
Outpatient areas vs inpatient areas
    All outpatient areas*12018 (15%)0.2812026 (21.7%)<0.001
    All inpatient areas (above 2 years of age)807 (8.8%)8077 (96.3%)
    Paediatric outpatient areas2010 (50%)<0.0012015 (75%)0.02
    Paediatric inpatient areas500 (0%)5048 (96%)
    Non-paediatric outpatient areas1008 (8%)0.0410011 (11%)<0.001
    Non-paediatric inpatient areas†307 (23.3%)3029 (96.7%)
Paediatric areas vs non-paediatric areas
    All paediatric areas7010 (14.3%)0.667063 (90%)<0.001
    All non-paediatric areas13015 (11.5%)13040 (30.8%)
    Paediatric outpatient areas2010 (50%)<0.0012015 (75%)<0.001
    Non-paediatric outpatient areas1008 (8%)10011 (11%)
    Paediatric inpatient areas500 (0%)0.0015048 (96%)1.00
    Non-paediatric inpatient areas†307 (23.3%)3029 (96.7%)
    Outpatient areas*
        New referrals252 (8%)0.36255 (20%)1.00
        Follow-up visits9516 (16.8%)9521 (22.1%)
    Non-paediatric inpatient areas†
        Cambridge day surgical unit201 (5%)0.002
        Non-Cambridge day surgical unit106 (60%)
  • *Total in all outpatient areas (120), sub-divided as new referrals (25) and follow-up cases (95); †total (30) in non-paediatric inpatient area, sub-divided as Cambridge (20) and non-Cambridge (10) based day surgical unit cases.