Table 1.

Patient Characteristics

Hospital UnitMCUNICUSICUPICUTotal
(Number of Beds/Cribs)(56)(28)(18)(14)(116)
Patients admitted110663427237
Gender
 Male64331418129
 Female4633209108
Age
 Age range4 d–17 y0 d–6 mo6 d–16 y4 d–15 y0 d–17 y
 Median age4.5 y12 d54 d2.2 y8.5 mo
Patient-days1861307049435
Prescriptions9056213083052139
Prescriptions per patient-day4.94.84.46.24.9