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Table 2 Primary and secondary outcomes in the ≥ 2 mSIRS and < 2 mSIRS categories

From: Modified systemic inflammatory response syndrome and provider gestalt predicting adverse outcomes in children under 5 years presenting to an urban emergency department of a tertiary hospital in Tanzania

Category ≥ 2 mSIRS < 2 mSIRS p value
Primary outcomes N = 411 N = 619  
n % 95% CI n % 95% CI  
24-h mortality 27 6.6 4.2–9.0 6 0.98 0.2–1.8 < 0.0001
Mortality (in hospital) 65 15.9 12.5–19.8 33 5.4 3.6–7.2 < 0.0001
Secondary outcomes   N = 411    N = 619   
APCU admission/pediatric consult 22 5.4 3.2–7.6 20 3.2 1.8–4.6 0.09
ED mortality 9 2.2 0.8–3.6 1 0.2 0.15–0.55 0.001
LOS 4 (IQR 1–8) 2 (IQR 0–7)