TABLE 1

Characteristics of Non-ICU PCCI With and Without Oncologic Disease

VariablesFloor (n = 186), n (%)Oncology (n = 46), n (%)PTotal PCCI (n = 232), n (%)
Age.13
 <12 mo36 (19)2 (4)38 (16)
 1–5 y57 (31)19 (41)76 (33)
 6–10 y26 (14)5 (11)31 (13)
 11–15 y33 (18)10 (22)43 (19)
 ≥16 y34 (18)10 (22)44 (19)
Race and ethnicity.22
 White84 (45)22 (48)106 (46)
 African American49 (26)8 (17)57 (25)
 Asian American8 (4)2 (4)10 (4)
 Hispanic22 (12)11 (24)33 (14)
 Other8 (4)2 (4)10 (4)
 Not recorded15 (8)1 (2)16 (7)
Sex.40
 Male106 (57)30 (65)136 (57)
 Female80 (43)16 (35)96 (41)
No. admissions in last 12 moa.24
 119 (10)1 (2)20 (9)
 255 (30)12 (26)67 (29)
 334 (18)8 (17)42 (18)
 4+78 (42)25 (54)103 (44)
Previous hospitalization within 30 d of current hospitalization80 (43)37 (80)<.01119 (51)
Current hospitalization planned40 (22)40 (87)<.0180 (35)
Any time in ICU this hospitalization67 (36)5 (11)<.0172 (31)
Any time on mechanical ventilation this admission70 (38)6 (13)<.0176 (33)
No. current technologies<.01
 026 (14)026 (11)
 162 (33)24 (52)86 (37)
 2+98 (53)22 (48)120 (52)
No. systems affected<.01
 110 (5)6 (13)16 (7)
 227 (15)10 (22)37 (16)
 331 (17)2 (4)33 (14)
 4+118 (63)28 (61)146 (63)
No. procedures this admission.25
 0113 (61)31 (67)144 (62)
 1–351 (27)14 (30)65 (28)
 4+22 (12)1 (2)23 (10)
No. surgeries this admission.31
 0122 (66)40 (87)162 (70)
 1–356 (30)5 (11)61 (26)
 4+5 (3)1 (2)6 (3)
No. active medications this admissionb.53
 1–212 (7)1 (2)13 (6)
 3–538 (20)11 (24)49 (21)
 6–841 (22)14 (30)55 (24)
 9+95 (51)20 (43)115 (50)
  • a Includes current admission.

  • b Excludes “take as needed” medications.