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Table 4 Co-morbidity, treatment and outcome according to age in children hospitalized with influenza A/H1N1v infection

From: Pandemic A/H1N1v influenza 2009 in hospitalized children: a multicenter Belgian survey

  Children's age groups  
  < 2 years ≥ 2 years  
  N = 100 (%) N = 115 (%)  
Rate of co-morbidity 31 (31) 70 (61) p < 0.0001
Treatment    
Oseltamivir 11 (11) 40 (35) p = 0.001
Antibiotics 58 (58) 65 (56)  
PICU admissions 3 (3) 18 (16) p = 0.002
Invasive ventilation 2 (2) 6 (5)  
Median duration of hospitalization (d) 3 4 p = 0.13
Death 0 (0) 5 (4) p = 0.06