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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants (n = 168)

From: Clinical evaluation of an interoperable clinical decision-support system for the detection of systemic inflammatory response syndrome in critically ill children

Patient characteristics Patients n = 168 (%)
Age*
 0 days to 1 week 18 (11%)
 1 week to 1 month 10 (6%)
 1 month to 1 year 60 (36%)
 2–5 years 44 (26%)
 6–12 years 25 (15%)
 13 to < 18 years 11 (7%)
Gender
 Female 64 (38%)
 Male 104 (62%)
Underlying disease category
Surgical
 Cardiology (with cardiopulmonary bypass) 78 (46%)
 Pediatric surgery 9 (5%)
Non-surgical
 Cardiology 20 (12%)
 Oncology 4 (2%)
 Metabolic disease 3 (2%)
Mixed
 Pulmonology (including lung transplantation) 17 (10%)
 Gastroenterology (including liver transplantation) 16 (10%)
 Neurology/neurosurgery 11 (7%)
 Others (ear-nose and throat, immunology, maxillofacial surgery, trauma surgery) 9 (5%)
 Nephrology (including kidney transplantation) 1 (1%)
Mortality 8 (5%)
  1. *Median age in years (range) = 2 (0–17)
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