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Table 1 Demographics for children with sport versus non-sport traumatic brain injury

From: Trends of ED visits, admissions, and deaths for pediatric traumatic brain injury comparing sport and non-sport mechanisms

  Sport (n = 3763) Non-Sport (n = 9528) p-value sport versus non-sport
Age    < 0.001
 5–9 years 644 (17.1%) 4335 (45.5%)  
 10–14 years 1832 (48.7%) 3276 (34.4%)  
 15–18 years 1287 (34.2%) 1917 (20.1%)  
Gender    < 0.001
 Male 2746 (73.0%) 5951 (62.5%)  
Race    < 0.001
 African American 596 (15.8%) 2612 (27.4%)  
 Caucasian 2934 (78.0%) 6282 (65.9%)  
 Other 226 (6.0%) 620 (6.5%)  
 Unknown 7 (0.2%) 14 (0.1%)  
Insurance    < 0.001
 Medicare/Medicaid 407 (10.8%) 2672 (28.0%)  
 Private 3183 (84.6%) 6102 (64.0%)  
 Self-Pay 68 (1.8%) 198 (2.1%)  
 Other/Unknown 105 (2.8%) 556 (5.9%)  
Emergency Department Disposition
 Admission 361 (9.6%) 1409 (14.8%) < 0.001
 Death 0 (0.0%) 29 (0.3%)  
 Home 3402 (90.4%) 8090 (84.9%)  
Hospital Disposition (n = 361) (n = 1438) 0.002
 Death 0 (0.0%) 29 (2.0%)  
 Home 361 (100%) 1409 (98.0%)