Table 2.

Number and Percentage of Children Diagnosed With Otitis Media Among Children Continuously Enrolled in Colorado Medicaid During 1992, by Patient Characteristics

CharacteristicChildren
With OMWithout OMTotal
n%n%n
Age
0–6 mo89810.2790189.88799
7–12 mo308842.0426358.07351
13–18 mo336561.1214638.95511
19–24 mo275760.2181939.84576
25–30 mo215051.6201748.44167
31–36 mo166643.0221157.03877
3–6 y736227.918 97972.126 341
7–9 y211015.511 53084.513 640
10–13 y128010.011 51390.012 793
Gender
Male12 94929.231 45670.844 405
Female11 72827.530 92472.542 652
Race
Native American15718.967481.1831
Hispanic815425.320 04074.732 194
White13 79734.526 18365.539 980
Black2 16418.5952881.511 692
Other40517.2195582.82360
Residence
Urban19 84727.253 21572.873 062
Rural483034.5916565.513 995
Total24 67728.362 38071.787 057
  • * Determined as of the end of the calendar year.

  • Urban and rural designations are based on the Census Bureau's metropolitan statistical area methodology. A child's designation is defined by the county of residence for the first enrollment period of the calendar year.