Survival analysis and evaluation of SICK, LODS and PEDIA in predicting early versus late deaths in the first week of hospitalization. Kaplan-Meier survival curves for each clinical score stratified according to the Youden index for SICK (A
), LODS (B) and PEDIA (C). Receiver operating characteristic curves for SICK (D), LODS (E), and PEDIA (F) in discriminating between survivors and early (<48 hours) and late deaths (≥48 hours). LODS, Lambaréné Organ Dysfunction Score; PEDIA, Pediatric Early Death Index for Africa; SICK, Signs of Inflammation in Children that Kill.