Table 2

Population differences between PICU and other ICUs

Intensive care units in England, Wales and NI27174*205
Admissions in 201216 53054 409131 479
Admissions per 100 000 population1257456†294
Mortality‡ (%)3.816§14.9
  • Sources: Paediatrics: Adapted from 2013 Annual report, Paediatric Intensive Care Audit Network.1 Neonates: National Neonatal Audit Project annual report 2012. Adults: Key statistics from Case Mix programme database 2011–2012, Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre. Population data: Adapted from data from the Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government License V.1.0.

  • *Data from England and Wales only.

  • †Admissions per 100 000 live births.

  • ‡All mortality data shown are up to unit discharge only.

  • §Mortality data for babies born <30+0 gestation only.

  • PICU, paediatric intensive care units.