TABLE 2

Rates of HFNC and Outcomes by Year

Academic Year (July–June)Pa
2012–20132013–20142014–20152015–20162016–20172017–20182018–2019
ED HFNC initiation, n (%)b15 (3.3)38 (7.1)71 (9.8)95 (15.5)133 (20.6)203 (26.1)345 (35.6)<.01
Admission, n (%)458 (39.1)535 (36.1)722 (40.6)613 (41.3)645 (41.3)777 (45.9)969 (47.7)<.01
PICU admission, n (%)b45 (9.8)132 (24.7)128 (17.7)106 (17.3)146 (22.6)131 (16.9)225 (23.2)<.01
Transfer to PICU, n (%)b14 (3.1)14 (2.6)29 (4.0)27 (4.4)23 (3.6)40 (5.1)49 (5.1).01
Intubation, n (%)b5 (1.1)15 (2.8)23 (3.2)19 (3.1)15 (2.3)26 (3.3)28 (2.9).2
  • a Cochrane-Armitage test for trend.

  • b Percentage among admitted patients.