TABLE 1

Summary of Demographics of Patients Receiving PPS Using DEX

CharacteristicValue
n13 072
Age, months
 Median36.0
 25th to 75th percentile19.0–60.0
Weight, kg
 Median15.4
 25th to 75th percentile11.1–22.0
Male gendera7575 (58.0)
ASA PSb
 12160 (16.6)
 27369 (56.6)
 33447 (26.5)
 444 (0.3)
 ≥54 (0.03)
NPO clear liquids, hb
 <2111 (0.9)
 ≥212 789 (99.1)
NPO solids, hd
 <6220 (1.7)
 ≥612 793 (98.3)
  • Data are n (%) unless noted otherwise.

  • a n = 13 069.

  • b n = 13 024.

  • c n = 12 900.

  • d n = 10 804.