Table 2

Reduction in paediatric visits to EDs during the peak pandemic period (17 March to 30 April 2020) as compared with the same time the prior year, based on age of children

Prior year
17 March to 30 April 2019
Peak pandemic
17 March to 30 April 2020
Reduction in visitsPer cent reduction
Child’s age (years)
 026861123156358
 1–478402508533268
 5–1062982002429668
 11–1658301902392867
  • ED, emergency department.