TABLE 1

Comparison of Demographic Characteristics Between the 2010–2014 and 2004–2009 Periods

CharacteristicsTotal, n (%)2010–2014, n (%)2004–2009, n (%)POR (95% CI)
Number of admissions23518748
Male sex127 (54)101 (54)26 (55).981.0 (0.6–1.9)
Seasonal distribution
 Summer (June to August)55 (23)44 (24)11 (23).931.0 (0.5–2.2)
 Spring (March to May)29 (12)18 (9)11 (23).0150.4 (0.2–0.8)
 Autumn (September to November)93 (40)82 (44)11 (23).0092.6 (1.3–5.5)
 Winter (December to February)58 (25)43 (23)15 (29).240.7 (0.3–1.9)
Weekly distribution
 Weekend admission61 (26)48 (26)13 (27).840.9 (0.5–1.9)
Mode of admission
 Family165 (70)128 (68)37 (77)
 Sanitary (ambulance, firefighters) and medicalized transport44 (19)39 (21)5 (10).112.3 (0.8–6.1)
 NS26 (11)20 (11)6 (13).86
Time of admission
 8:00 am–11:00 am28 (12)24 (13)4 (8).391.6 (0.5–4.9)
 12:00 am–5:00 pm88 (37)72 (39)16 (34).511.3 (0.6–2.4)
 6:00 pm–11:00 pm103 (44)79 (42)24 (50).340.7 (0.4–1.4)
 12:00 pm–7:00 am16 (7)12 (6)4 (8).670.7 (0.2–2.5)
Mean delay of admission, min (SD)270 (190)293 (209)176 (99).08
Age, mo
 0–1161 (26)51 (27)10 (21).361.4 (0.7–3.1)
 12–23136 (58)109 (59)27 (56).791.1 (0.6–2.1)
 24–3525 (11)19 (10)6 (13).550.7 (0.3–1.9)
 ≥3613 (5)8 (4)5 (10).110.4 (0.1–1.2)
Mean age, y (SD) [range]1.5 (0.6) [0.1–5.8]1.4 (0.5) [0.1–5.3]1.7 (0.7) [0.2–5.8].17
Location of intoxication
 Home156 (66)127 (68)29 (60).331.4 (0.7–2.7)
 Public area28 (12)23 (12)5 (10).721.2 (0.4–3.4)
 With friends24 (10)13 (7)11 (33).0020.3 (0.1–0.6)
 Othersa7 (3)7 (4)0 (0)
 NS20 (9)17 (9)3 (7).531.5 (0.4–5.3)
Cannabis type
 Resin (hashish)169 (72)136 (73)33 (69).821.1 (0.5–2.1)
 Marijuana (herbal)16 (7)14 (7)2 (4).541.9 (0.4–17.4)
 NS50 (21)37 (20)13 (27).270.7 (0.3–1.4)
Severity of intoxication
 PSS 1170 (72)130 (70)40 (83).060.5 (0.2–1.0)
 PSS 225 (11)20 (11)5 (10).961.0 (0.4–2.9)
 PSS 340 (17)37 (19)3 (7).033.7 (1.1–11.8)
Parental consumption
 Yes105 (45)89 (48)16 (33).081.8 (0.9–3.5)
 No41 (17)32 (11)9 (20)
 NS89 (38)77 (41)12 (25).042.1 (1.0–4.3)
Social measures
 No report54 (23)41 (22)13 (27).450.7 (0.4–1.6)
 Simple referral to CPS162 (69)132 (71)30 (63).281.4 (0.7–2.8)
 Report for special concern to CPS39 (17)31 (17)8 (17).981.0 (0.4–2.3)
 Foster care placement5 (0)4 (2)1 (2)
 Complaint to the police department4 (0)3 (2)1 (2)
 NS10 (4)9 (5)1 (2)
  • NS, nonspecified. —, not applicable.

  • a Others = grandparent, uncle, aunt, or nanny.