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Table 2 System wise distribution of the patients admitted in PICU

From: Assessment of pattern and treatment outcome of patients admitted to pediatric intensive care unit, Ayder Referral Hospital, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2015

Variable Frequency Percentage
1. Non-infectious (N = 266)
 Cardiac 55 20.7
 Renal 47 17.7
 Respiratory 38 14.3
 CNS 38 14.3
 Endocrine 31 11.7
 GIT 29 11
 Trauma 14 5.3
 Others*1 29 10.9
2. Infectious (N = 134)
 Respiratory 52 38.9
 CNS 45 33.6
 Sepsis 27 20.7
 Others*2 6 4.4
3. Characteristics of the disease at initial ICU admission
 Medical 341 85.2
 Surgical 37 9.3
 Both 22 5.5
4. Characteristics of the disease at initial ICU admission
 Infectious 134 33.5
 Non-infectious 266 66.5
  1. N.B: *1-poisoning, drawing, alcohol intoxication, fluid and electrolyte imbalances, hematology
  2. *2-renal, musculoskeletal system, malaria