Table 6

Hospital admissions before and after initiation of non-invasive ventilation

  • NIV = non-invasive ventilation.

  • 6-151 Significantly different from pre-NIV hospital admissions, p<0.01 (paired t test).

  • 6-152 Significantly different from corresponding M/NIPPV-polio group, p<0.01 (Wilcoxon rank sum test).