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Table 4 Hospitalizations and average length of stay among high-risk compared to otherwise healthy patients, 2008–2010

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

  Infants <1 y Children 1–<19 Total
Risk level Count ALOS (95% CI) Count ALOS (95% CI) Count
High risk 40 9.10 (5.5–12.7) 38 4.3 (0–15.1) 78
Healthy 2125 3.10 (3.0–3.2) 2385 3.0 (2.9–3.1) 4510
  1. ALOS, Average Length of Stay.
  2. The average length of stay (ALOS) among at-risk infants was significantly longer compared to other pediatric patients (9.1 days, vs. 3.10 days, respectively P <0.0001).