TABLE 2

Patient Characteristics Associated With Receipt of PPC in 2010

VariableORCI
Death11.25.4–23.5
Hospital unit admission during 2010
Medical/surgical ward onlyReference Group
 PICU admission4.81.7–13.5
 NICU admission0.880.2–3.3
 PICU and NICU admission3.20.81–12.9
Technology dependence3.41.8–6.6
>2 CCCs2.51.5–4.2
Neurologically impaired1.91.1–3.4