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Table 1 Characteristics of study patients (n = 204)

From: Influence of supplemental parenteral nutrition approach on nosocomial infection in pediatric intensive care unit of Emergency Department: a retrospective study

Characteristics n (%)/median (IQR)
Gender, n (%)
 Male 134 (65.7)
 Female 70 (34.3)
 Age (month), median (IQR) 9.0 (3.0–30.0)
 Weight (kg), median (IQR) 8.1 (5.0–13.0)
Severity of disease, n (%)
 Class 1 86 (42.2)
 Class 2 118 (57.8)
 Caloric intake (kcal/day), median (IQR) 287.7 (179.3–411.3)
 Nosocomial infection, n (%) 46 (22.6)
Type of nosocomial infection, n (%)
 Pneumonia 26 (56.5)
 Bloodstream infection 16 (34.8)
 Urogenital infection 3 (6.5)
 Abodominal infection 1 (2.2)
Type of nutritional support, n (%)
 EN alone group 101 (49.5)
 Early-initiation group 60 (29.4)
 Late-initiation group 43 (21.2)
  1. Note: IQR interquartile ranges (25th to 75th percentile)