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Table 3 Main results of the questionnaire

From: Point of view of the Italians pediatric scientific societies about the pediatric care during the COVID-19 lockdown: what has changed and future prospects for restarting

Items All societies Medical area Surgical area
Reduction admissions (%) 70 (80–50) 60 (80–45) 80 (90–75)
Reduction outpatient visits (%) 80 (90–70) 80 (90–70) 80 (100–75)
Severity level of disease (1 to 5) 5 (5–4) 4 (5–4) 5 (5–4)
Reduction new diagnosis (%) 60 (75–25) 50 (70–30) 70 (85–70)
Admissions inappropriate pre-Covid (%) 20 (40–10) 30 (40–10) 10 (15–10)
Outpatient visit inappropriate pre- Covid (%) 20 (45–10) 30 (50–10) 20 (25–10)
Reduction of consultancy activities (%) 50 (72,5-37,5) 50 (70–30) 70 (80–45)
Reduction of own consultancy activities (%) 50 (72,5-37,5) 50 (70–30) 60 (80–45)
  1. All data are expressed as median and (75°-25°quantiles)