TABLE 1

Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of EP and LEP Participants

CharacteristicEP (n = 237)LEP (n = 237)LEP
<2 Daily Interpretations (n = 151)≥2 Daily Interpretations (n = 86)
Age, mean ± SD, ya7.7 ± 5.77.4 ± 5.58.4 ± 5.7b5.8 ± 4.7
Female gender, n (%)106 (45)115 (49)76 (50)39 (45)
ASA status, n (%)
I–II181 (75)189 (79)119 (79)67 (81)
III56 (24)48 (21)32 (31)19 (19)
Length of stay, mean ± SD, d4 ± 8.44 ± 5.84.5 ± 6.63.1 ± 3.6
  • a EP and LEP groups were matched according to patient age group.

  • b Significantly different between LEP patients with <2 vs ≥2 interpretations per hospital day (P < .05).