TABLE 2

Patient Demographics

Value95% CI
ED visits during the study period, n670056
Included patients918
    Age, median (IQR), y3.8 (1.7–7.4)
    Female, %46
    Symptoms of URI or sinusitis, %3936–43
    Pretreated with antibiotics, %3432–43
        Topical antibiotics, %6
        Oral antibiotics, %17
        Parenteral antibiotics, %11
    Duration of previous antibiotics, median, d1
    Duration of ocular symptoms, median (IQR), d1 (1–2)
    Previous conjunctivitis, %1916–21
    Periorbital edema > eyelid, %2421–27
    Pain with extraocular movement, %1210–13
    Limited extraocular movement, %1312–17
    Proptosis, %43–5
    Fever (≥38.0°C), %4235–45
Temperature, median (IQR), °C37.3 (36.5–38.8)
WBC count obtained, %71
WBC, mean (IQR), ×1000/μL)13.8 (9.9–17.7)
ANC, mean (IQR), ×1000/μL)8.1 (4.2–11.8)