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Table 2 Distribution of invasive medical technology according to transfer status

From: Transfer hospitalizations for pediatric severe sepsis or septic shock: resource use and outcomes

Characteristic Overall Hospitalizations (n = 8533) % Transfer Hospitalizations (n = 2151) % Non-transfer Hospitalizations (n = 6382) % p
Invasive Medical Technology
 Mechanical ventilation 51.4 65.4 46.6 <  0.0001
 Arterial catheterization 23.1 27.0 21.8 <  0.0001
 Central venous catheterization 37.4 40.9 36.2 0.0006
 Tracheostomy 3.8 5.5 3.3 <  0.0001
 ECMO 2.8 5.7 1.8 <  0.0001
 CRRT 5.0 6.2 4.6 0.0072