TABLE 2

Unadjusted RR of Deterioration Events Associated With Risk Classifications Assigned Before ICU Transfer

Risk Assessment ToolRR95% CIPAIC**BIC***Interpretation
Continuous PEWS1.11.0–1.2.0061.74−372.0513% increase in risk of deterioration associated with each 1-point increase in the maximum recorded PEWS
PEWS ≥31.81.1–3.2.031.73−372.3584% increase in risk of deterioration compared with children with maximum recorded PEWS 0–2
PEWS ≥51.30.9–1.9.201.76−369.71Nonsignificant 28% increase in risk of deterioration compared with children with maximum recorded PEWS 0-4
SSO1.30.9–1.90.191.76−369.80Nonsignificant 29% increase in risk of deterioration compared with children not on SSO
  • AIC, Akaike information criterion; BIC, Bayesian information criterion; CI, confidence interval; RR, relative risk.