TABLE 1

Hospitalization Rates per 100 000 Children for CCC Categories, Isolated in Terms of No Comorbid Diagnoses From Another CCC Category

CCC Category1991–19931994–19961997–19992000–20022003–2005% Change/Year-GroupP
Neuromuscular121119111109112−1.7.484
Cardiovascular18420621625129111.7<.001
Respiratory79858489985.8.019
Renal333842485613.9<.001
Gastrointestinal29302930311.7.579
Hematologic/immunologic93103928279−6.9.005
Metabolic222526303411.0<.001
Other7077829210711.6<.001
Malignancy1351361341361392.3.536
  • Rates were adjusted for gender, race, median income of zip code, insurance status, and region of country.