Table 1 Demographic data of study patients and results of PAWS calculations
PICU admissions(n = 46)General ward admissions(n = 49)
Sex, n
    Male2624
    Female2025
Mean (SEM) age (years)5.5 (0.65)5.9 (0.76)
Mean (SEM) PAWS score4.37 (0.50)1.04 (0.19)
Median PAWS score50
  • PAWS, Paediatric Advanced Warning Score; PICU, paediatric intensive care unit; SEM, standard error of the mean.