TABLE 3.

Distribution and Length of Stay for the 10 Most Frequent Diagnoses for the CPU and CTU

DiagnosisNo. (%)Median Length of Stay, d (IQR)P Value
CPU (n = 1274)CTU (n = 2533)CPUCTU
Asthma (n = 515)216 (17)299 (12)1.7 (1.0–2.6)1.8 (1.2–2.8).02
Bronchiolitis (n = 282)70 (6)205 (8)2.5 (1.5–4.9)2.6 (1.6–4.7).9
Pneumonia (n = 219)86 (7)129 (5)2.6 (1.6–4.0)2.9 (1.8–4.6).07
Upper respiratory tract infection (n = 142)34 (3)108 (4)1.8 (1.2–2.7)2.4 (1.5–3.5).1
Sickle cell disease (n = 130)63 (5)67 (3)5.0 (2.8–7.3)5.0 (3.3–8.1).2
Urinary tract infection (n = 128)32 (3)95 (4)2.7 (2.1–4.1)3.3 (2.6–4.7).04
Convulsions (n = 119)42 (3)77 (3)1.9 (0.8–3.3)2.8 (1.9–5.0).003
Viral infection (n = 113)52 (4)61 (2)2.2 (1.6–2.7)2.6 (2.0–3.3).04
Rotavirus gastroenteritis (n = 101)48 (4)53 (2)2.3 (1.7–3.9)2.6 (1.8–3.8).9
Other gastroenteritis/colitis (n = 91)39 (3)52 (2)1.9 (1.4–4.2)2.4 (1.6–3.9).4
10 most frequent diagnoses (n = 1840)685 (54)1155 (46)2.1 (1.4–3.6)2.6 (1.7–4.0)<.01
Remaining diagnoses (n = 1967)589 (46)1378 (54)2.8 (1.8–5.1)3.1 (1.9–6.0)<.01