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Table 3 Pediatric hospitalizations for lower respiratory tract infection as primary diagnosis, 2008–2010

From: Acute care utilization due to hospitalizations for pediatric lower respiratory tract infections in British Columbia, Canada

  Cases Days ALOS (95% CI) Av Beds Max. Beds
All children 4588 14319 3.10 (3.03–3.21) 19.6 64
Infants <1y 2165 7002 3.23 (3.10–3.37) 9.6 41
  1. Bed days are for separations within both fiscal years (length of stay of cases discharged).
  2. Average beds calculated at 100% utilization (equivalent to average across year).
  3. Maximum beds correspond to peak in daily bed utilization.