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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and clinical information at admission

From: Continuous Blood purification on Influenza-Associated Neurological Disease in children: a retrospective cohort study

Characteristics CBP group (n=18) Non-CBP group (n=12) p
Age (median [IQR]) (m)b 19 (8.50-34.50) 20.5 (9.13-47.75) 0.932
Sex Malea 9 5 0.722
  Femalea 9 7  
Body weight (median [IQR])(kg)b 10 (7.65-14.13) 11 (8.13-14.25) 0.734
Type of influenza Aa 12 8 1.0
  Ba 6 4  
Neurological complications Encephalopathya 10 7 1.0
  Encephalitisa 8 5  
Glasgow score (median [IQR])b 4.00 (4.00-5.25) 4.00 (3.00-5.00) 0.479
PIM-2 score (median [IQR])b 25.05 (18.40-78.63) 20.25 (17.25-70.05) 0.498
Critical ill score (median [IQR])b 74 (71.0-76.5) 81 (68.50-87.00) 0.349
Inflammatory factors CRP(median [IQR]) (mg/L)b 14.35 (1.85-23.63) 7.95 (3.71-21.48) 0.983
  PCT(median [IQR]) (ng/ml)b 3.4 (0.28-20.50) 22.5 (5.13-38.75) 0.099
  IL-6(median [IQR]) (ng/ml)b 0.96 (0.42-2.40) 0.69 (0.31-1.335) 0.611
  1. CBP Continuous blood purification, IQR Interquartile range, PIM-2 Pediatric index of mortality 2, CRP C-reactive protein, PCT Procalcitonin, IL-6 interleukin-6
  2. a p<0.05 The sex, type of influenza and neurological complications using the Chi-squared test
  3. b p<0.05 The age, Body weight, Glasgow score, PIM-2 score, Critical ill score, CRP, PCT, IL-6 using nonparametric tests/2 independent samples/Mann-Whitney U test