TABLE 2

Comparability of Patients With ALTEs Requiring Hospitalization and Not Requiring Hospitalization

CharacteristicNo.HR (n = 8)HNR (n = 51)POR for Requiring Hospitalization
Mean age, wk4.19.7.149
Age of <1 mo, %2162.535.3.1273.3
Multiple ALTEs, %1487.513.5.001a4
Prematurity, %637.53.9.009b14
Male, %3562.556.9.7651.3
Previous ALTE, %812.511.8.9521.1
URI symptoms, %2337.535.3.9041
Turned blue, %4187.564.7.1984.2
Tone normal, %1737.523.6.4051.1
Duration of >1 min, %292554.9.1340.27
Awake previously, %447572.5.081.13
Stimulated, %397560.8.4451.9
Given CPR, %712.511.8.9521.07
  • URI indicates upper respiratory infection; CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

  • a Fisher's exact test, P = .001.

  • b Fisher's exact test, P = .015.