TABLE 5

Univariate Analysis of Demographic and Clinical Features Associated With ICU Admission of Children Hospitalized With VZV Infection

CharacteristicsICU AdmissionPOR (95% CI)
YesNo
Sex
 Male26345
 Female18280.7681.06 (0.54–2.06)
Age
 <3 y old22331
 ≥3 y old22272.5301.21 (0.65–2.24)
Reason for admission
 Viral complication450
 Bacterial complication38471.8250.89 (0.30–2.59)
 At-risk group260.3690.45 (0.08–2.57)
Household contact
 Yes13178
 No31447.8961.04 (0.56–1.95)
Duration of symptoms before hospitalization, d, mean ± SD5.6 ± 2.84.3 ± 3.0.0071.11 (1.02–1.19)
  • —, not applicable.