Table 1: Clinical features of intubated children before and after the intervention program.

Before intervention programAfter intervention program value

N6859
Age (months)33 (4, 67)28 (6, 81).55
Weight (kilograms)11 (6, 23)15 (7, 31).28
Endotracheal tube size (mm)4.5 (4.0, 5.5)4.5 (4.0, 5.5).54

Reason for intubation
Airway protection3421.07
Respiratory failure1329.003
Apnea165.02
Upper airway obstruction51.14
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation01.46
Hyperventilation01.46
Other01.46

Duration of intubation (hours)36 (8,78)52 (19,141).08
Number of unplanned extubations102.03
Rate of unplanned extubations/100 ventilated days6.41.0.04