TABLE 1

Baseline Characteristics of all Hospitalized Pediatric and Adolescent Patients With SARS-CoV-2 and Comparison Between Those Admitted to Acute or Critical Care Units

All Patients (n = 82)Acute Care Admission (n = 59)Critical Care Admission (n = 23)P
Age, median (IQR)5 y (2.5 mo–15.2 y)6.7 mo (1 mo–11.5 y)10 y (2.7 mo–18 y).16
Sick contacts, n (%)45 (55)27 (45)18 (78).008
Comorbidities, n (%)
 Any comorbidity38 (46)22 (37)16 (70).008
 Asthma12 (15)7 (12)5 (22).26
 Obesitya19 (40)9 (28)10 (63).02
 Chronic lung disease4 (5)1 (2)3 (13).06
 Congenital heart disease1 (1)01 (4).28
 Diabetes mellitus (type 1 or 2)1 (1)01 (4).28
 Malignancy and/or immunosuppression9 (11)4 (7)5 (22).10
 Other13 (16)7 (12)6 (26).11
  • a Denominator for obesity includes patients ≥2 y age, 32 in acute care vs 16 in critical care.