TABLE 1

2010 Patient Demographic Characteristics and Medical Conditions

VariableNo Palliative CarePalliative CareP
N = 816%N = 86%
Age*.018
 0–29 d17521.4910.5
 30 d–23 mo24830.42529.1
 3–5 y10713.12023.3
 6–12 y12915.81820.9
 ≥13 y 15719.21416.3
Male gender45455.64047.5.67
White race 62776.86272.8.196
Insurance.061
 Government33841.44754.7
 Private46957.53844.2
 None91.111.2
Neurologically impaired*32640.06272.1.000
Technology dependent*36845.16777.9.000
>2 CCCs*23528.85564.0.000
PICU admission*47057.67587.2.000
NICU admission*23028.21315.1.005
Invasive ventilatory support*46757.26676.7.000
Noninvasive ventilatory support*49861.06677.6.002
Death*415.02225.6.000
  • * P value <.05.