TABLE 2

Characteristics of Infants and Children With RSV-Associated Hospital Mortality

VariableNo. (%) of RSV-Associated Deaths
KID 2009PHIS 2000–2011
Annual deaths121 (100)56a
Deaths occurring in a children’s hospital58 (48)56 (100)
Deaths during RSV season, November–March84 (70)39 (70)
Deaths with a primary ICD-9-CM code for RSV42 (34)21 (38)
Death associated with CCC, any92 (76)44 (79)
Cardiovascular condition45 (37)25 (45)
Neuromuscular condition32 (26)11 (20)
Respiratory condition26 (21)10 (19)
Congenital or genetic condition15 (13)11 (19)
Multiple conditions, range: 2–547 (39)21 (37)
Other conditions associated with deathb99 (82)42 (74)
Sepsis50 (41)24 (42)
Cardiac arrest41 (34)18 (32)
Surgical complication33 (28)18 (32)
Hospital length of stay >30 days45 (38)21 (37)
  • a Mean number of annual deaths.

  • b Subjects may have had >1 condition.