TABLE 2

Hospitalizations Rates per 100 000 Children for CCC Categories With at Least 1 Comorbid Diagnosis From Another CCC Category

CCC Category1991–19931994–19961997–19992000–20022003–2005% Change/Year-GroupP
Neuromuscular212527313714.8<.001
Cardiovascular5061708410518.6<.001
Respiratory202631385022.9<.001
Renal81012172328.1<.001
Gastrointestinal111214161915.4<.001
Hematologic/immunologic7810111417.2<.001
Metabolic578101323.8<.001
Other5567916.7<.001
Malignancy81011131517.4<.001
  • Rates were adjusted for gender, race, median income of zip code, insurance status, and region of country. The categories are not mutually exclusive.