TABLE 2

Characteristics of Children With Bronchiolitis Hospitalized at Children’s Hospital Colorado (January 2013–April 2014) by Level of IL-13

VariablesOverall (N = 75)Low IL-13 (N = 71)High IL-13 (N = 4)P
n (%)n (%)n (%)
Self-reported exposure to cigarette smoke in last 24 h.58
 No70 (93.3)66 (93.0)4 (100.0)
 Yes5 (6.7)5 (7.0)0 (0.0)
Follow-up visit for asthma or reactive airway disease.05
 No67 (89.3)65 (91.5)2 (50.0)
 Yes8 (10.7)6 (8.5)2 (50.0)
Follow-up visit for asthma.02
 No70 (93.3)68 (95.8)2 (50.0)
 Yes5 (6.7)3 (4.2)2 (50.0)
Oral steroids prescribed by provider in follow-up visit.41
 No66 (88.0)63 (88.7)3 (75.0)
 Yes9 (12.0)8 (11.3)1 (25.0)
Inhaled steroids prescribed by provider in follow-up visit.15
 No72 (96.0)69 (97.2)3 (75.0)
 Yes3 (4.0)2 (2.8)1 (25.0)
Albuterol prescribed by provider in follow-up visit.21
 No57 (76.0)55 (77.5)2 (50.0)
 Yes18 (24.0)16 (22.5)2 (50.0)