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Table 1 Patient and hospital level characteristics of study sample

From: Anticipated resource utilization for injury versus non-injury pediatric visits to emergency departments

  Injury visits n = 763,733 Non-Injury visits n = 2,328,916 All visits n = 3,092,649
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
Patient Characteristics    
Age, years    
   < 1 40,574 (5.3) 505,622 (21.7) 546,196 (17.7)
  1-4 234,000 (30.6) 834,789 (35.8) 1,068,789 (34.6)
  5-9 175,982 (23.0) 424,685 (18.2) 600,667 (19.4)
  10-14 188,651 (24.7) 307,596 (13.2) 496,247 (16.1)
  15-18 124,526 (16.3) 256,224 (11.0) 380,750 (12.3)
Gender    
  Male 450,287 (59.0) 1,209,644 (51.9) 1,659,931 (53.7)
  Female 313,383 (41.0) 1,119,126 (48.1) 1,432,509 (46.3)
  Unknown 63 (<0.1) 146 (<0.1) 209 (<0.1)
Race/Ethnicity    
  White, non-Hispanic 299,494 (39.2) 670,458 (28.8) 969,952 (31.4)
  Black, non-Hispanic 222,482 (29.7) 766,999 (32.9) 993,481 (32.1)
  Hispanic 75,466 (9.9) 364,519 (15.7) 439,985 (14.2)
  Other Race, non-Hispanic 38,724 (5.1) 121,620 (5.2) 160,344 (5.2)
  Unknown 123,567 (16.2) 405,320 (17.4) 528,887 (17.1)
Payer Type    
  Private 342,664 (44.9) 755,518 (32.4) 1,098,182 (35.5)
  Public 355,754 (46.6) 1,384,977 (59.5) 1,740,731 (56.3)
  Uninsured/Other 57,731 (7.6) 146,447 (6.3) 204,178 (6.6)
  Unknown 7,584 (1.0) 41,974 (1.8) 49,558 (1.6)
Hospital Type    
  Pediatric ED/Children’s Hospital 499,460 (65.4) 1,664,670 (71.5) 2,164,130 (70.0)
  Pediatric ED within General ED 194,491 (25.5) 525,381 (22.6) 719,872 (23.3)
  General ED 69,782 (9.1) 138,865 (6.0) 208,647 (6.8)
Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center    
  Yes 641,043 (83.9) 2,030,519 (87.2) 2,671,562 (86.4)
  No 122,690 (16.1) 298,397 (12.8) 421,087 (13.6)