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Table 1 Comparison of baseline demographic data and surgical procedural data according to the qRT-PCR results

From: Respiratory virus associated with surgery in children patients

Patient demographics qRT-PCR Positive (n = 171) qRT-PCR Negative (n = 1458) p
Age (mo), median (IQR) 8(3.6–22.4) 9.6(3.0–30.6) 0.562
Age category, n. (%) < 0.001
Neonates age < 29 d 0(0) 98(6.72)  
 29d–3 yr 88(51.46) 919(63.03)  
 > 3 yr 83(48.54) 441(30.25)  
Male, n. (%) 82(48.04) 797(54.67) 0.076
Length of stay, median (IQR) 18.0(11.0–21.0) 13.0(9.0–21.0) < 0.001
Death in the hospital, no. (%) 4(< 1) 3(< 1) 0.006
  1. IQR = interquartile range. Continuous variables are represented as median and IQR, and categorical variables are summarized as n (%)