TABLE 3

Characteristics of Children With VT-IPD and NVT-IPD

VT-IPD, n (%) (n = 116)NVT-IPD, n (%) (n = 87)Unknown types-IPD, n (%) (n = 50)P
Patient characteristics
 Age group.366
  <2 mo3 (2.6)3 (3.4)3 (6)
  2–23 mo58 (50)51 (58.6)28 (56)
  2–5 y55 (47.4)33 (37.9)19 (38)
 Male59 (50.9)51 (58.6)30 (60).320
 Race.789
  White53 (45.7)38 (43.7)23 (46)
  Black13 (11.2)9 (10.3)6 (12)
  Asian6 (5.2)3 (3.4)2 (4)
  American Indian0 (0)1 (1.1)0 (0)
  Other14 (12.1)9 (10.3)3 (6)
  Unknown10 (8.6)9 (10.3)6 (12)
  No response20 (17.2)19 (21.8)10 (20)
 Comorbidity20 (17.2)24 (27.6)9 (18).085
  PCV immunization.145
  Up to date66 (56.9)59 (67.8)25 (50)
Clinical features
 Site of isolation.147
  Cerebrospinal fluid1 (0.9)1 (1.1)0 (0)
  Blood108 (93.1)84 (96.6)47 (94)
  Pleural fluid4 (3.4)0 (0)1 (2)
  Synovial fluid1 (0.9)0 (0)0 (0)
  Pancreatic fluid0 (0)1 (1.1)0 (0)
 No response2 (1.7)1 (1.1)1 (2)
 Symptoms58 (50)38 (43.7)22 (44).397
  Fever41 (35.3)26 (29.9)16 (32)
Outcomes
 Hospitalized66 (56.9)47 (54.0)21 (42).769
 Length of hospital stay, median (range, d)4 (0–16)3 (0–42)3 (0–15).519
 Readmitted after discharge6 (5.2)1 (1.1)2 (4).243
 Mortality5 (4.3)3 (3.4)1 (2)1.000