Table 2

Proportion of mortality among patients in the ICU or PICU

Total (%)Group without chronic illness (%)Group with chronic illness (%)P value
Cause of death1263393
Extrinsic disease25 (20)15 (45)10 (11)<0.01
Intrinsic disease101 (80)18 (55)83 (89)<0.01
  • ICU, intensive care unit; PICU, paediatric intensive care unit.