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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study population

From: Risk factors of laryngeal injuries in extubated critical pediatric patients

Characteristics of the study population
Characteristic Median (IQR)
 Female gender 19 (47.5)
 Age months 6 (5–11)
 Length of stay in ICU in days 16 (8–30)
 Duration of ventilation before extubation trial in days 7 (5–10)
Reason for intubation Number and %
 Pneumonia 23/40 ( 57.5)
 Septic shock (MOSF) 9/40 (22.5)
 Coma 6/40 (15)
 Heart failure 2/40 (5)
Number of reintubation Number and %
 1 10/40(25)
 2 4/40(10)
 >2 7/40 (17.5)
Complications from MV Number and %
 Pneumothorax 8/40 (20%)
 Ventilator-associated pneumonia 20/40 (50%)
Severity by CALI Number and %
 Mild or no injury 20/40 (50)
 Moderate to severe injury 20/40 (50)
  1. ICU intensive care unit, MOSF multiple organ system failure, MV mechanical ventilation, CALI classification of acute laryngeal injuries