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Table 3 Correlations between intelligence quotient domains and patients’ age, PICU stay length, mechanical ventilation duration, and inotropic support duration

From: Impact of paediatric intensive care unit admission on neurocognitive function in children

  Age (years) Duration of PICU stay (days) Duration of ventilation (days) Duration of sedative use (days) Duration of inotrope use (days)
VIQ Pearson correlation 0.331 − 0.158 − 0.080 − 0.059 − 0.476
p-value 0.019 0.273 0.744 0.779 0.340
Sig. S NS NS NS NS
PIQ Pearson correlation 0.223 − 0.004 − 0.083 − 0.023 − 0.367
p-value 0.120 0.975 0.735 0.912 0.474
Sig. NS NS NS NS NS
TIQ Pearson correlation 0.211 − 0.002 − 0.121 − 0.009 − 0.338
p-value 0.141 0.988 0.621 0.967 0.512
Sig. NS NS NS NS NS
  1. PICU, paediatric intensive care unit stay; IQ, intelligence quotient; VIQ, verbal IQ; PIQ, performance IQ; TIQ, total IQ; Sig., significance; NS, non-significant