TABLE 3

Principal Diagnoses According to Mode of Support

Principal DiagnosisTranstracheal, n (%)CPAP/BiPAP, n (%)Negative Pressure, n (%)Total, n (%)
Congenital, inherited, perinatal-acquired neurologic or neuromuscular disorder53 (55)54 (55)0 (0)107 (54)
Spinal cord injury8 (8)2 (2)0 (0)10 (5)
Chronic lung disease of prematurity11 (11)2 (2)1 (50)14 (7)
Chronic lung disease, other8 (8)4 (4)0 (0)12 (6)
Craniofacial or upper airway anomaly8 (8)21 (21)0 (0)29 (15)
Other8 (8)6 (6)1 (50)15 (8)
Not reported1 (1)9 (9)0 (0)10 (5)
Total97 (100)98 (100)2 (100)197 (100)
  • Percentages are column percentages.