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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of patients with MMA and PA from 2013 to 2017

From: Methylmalonic and propionic acidemia among hospitalized pediatric patients: a nationwide report

 MMAPA
Age (year)1.00 (0.25–3.00)1.00 (0.83–3.00)
Sex
 Male1510 (57.85%)364 (67.66%)
 Female1100 (42.15%)174 (32.34%)
Length-of-stay (days)8.0 (4.0–13.0)7.0 (4.0–10.0)
Hospital level
 Tertiary class A hospital2113 (80.96%)410 (76.21%)
 Tertiary class B hospital497 (19.04%)126 (23.42%)
 Secondary hospital02 (0.37%)
Type of admission
 Emergency or Referral858 (32.87%)161 (29.93%)
 Routine1564 (59.92%)316 (58.74%)
 Other188 (7.20%)61 (11.34%)
Total costs (RMB) per hospitalization7388.53 (3298.72, 15,464.66)4999.66 (2545.03, 10,032.57)
In-hospital death
 Yes44 (1.69%)12 (2.23%)
 No2566 (98.31%)526 (97.77%)