Table 1

Demographics and epidemiology

Total
(n=87)
AHT positive
(n=27)
AHT negative
(n=45)
AHT indeterminate (n=15)
Age (in years), n (%)
 <161 (70)21 (78)28 (62)12 (80)
 1–<217 (20)3 (11)12 (27)2 (13)
 2–<39 (10)3 (11)5 (11)1 (7)
Gender, n (%)
 Male51 (59)15 (56)27 (60)9 (60)
 Female36 (41)12 (44)18 (40)6 (40)
PICU admission, n (%)13 (15)5 (19)6 (13)2 (13)
Neurosurgical intervention, n (%)26 (30)9 (33)10 (22)7 (47)
Intubation, n (%)13 (15)4 (15)8 (18)1 (7)
ciTBI, n (%)37 (43)10 (37)22 (49)5 (33)
Mortality, n (%)6 (7)4 (15)1 (2)1 (7)
Length of stay (days)
 Median (IQR)5 (3–10)9.5 (7–18)4 (3–6)6 (4–14)
  • AHT, abusive head trauma; ciTBI, clinically important traumatic brain injury (using the Pediatric Paediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network definition)30; PICU, paediatric intensive care unit.