TABLE 3

LOS Associated With Hospitalizations for Severe Pediatric Sepsis

VariableMean LOS, d95% CI
Survival statusa
    Survived8.57.9–9.1
    Died13.510.8–16.2
Hospital bed size
    Small9.38.1–10.4
    Medium8.67.0–10.1
    Large8.47.8–9.0
Hospital locationa
    Rural3.42.9–3.8
    Urban9.28.5–9.9
Type of hospitala
    Children's teaching and nonteaching hospitals11.410.2–12.6
    Nonchildren's teaching hospital8.07.3–8.7
    Nonchildren's nonteaching hospital4.34.0–4.6
APRDRG levels of illness severitya
    Minor/moderate3.263.09–3.43
    Major7.907.49–8.31
    Extreme17.3116.47–18.14
  • a Statistically significant because 95% CIs do not overlap.