TABLE 1.

Children With Type 1 DM and DKA or Coma (N = 8566)

n (%)
Diagnosis
 DKA8443 (99)
 Diabetic coma123 (1)
Age
 <2 y311 (4)
 3–6 y486 (6)
 7–10 y924 (11)
 11–15 y2761 (32)
 16–21 y4081 (48)
 Missing3 (0.04)
Gender
 Boy3824 (45)
 Girl4742 (55)
Race*
 White4296 (59)
 Nonwhite2308 (32)
 Missing571 (8)
Insurance
 Medicaid2500 (29)
 Commercial4573 (53)
 Self-pay902 (11)
 Other566 (7)
 Missing25 (0.3)
Median zip code income
 0–$25 0002878 (33)
 $25–30 0001852 (22)
 $30–35 0001300 (15)
 >$35 0002083 (24)
 Missing453 (5)
Region
 Northeast1266 (15)
 Midwest2125 (25)
 South3542 (41)
 West1633 (19)
Hospital status
 Rural1400 (16)
 Urban3356 (39)
 Teaching urban3760 (44)
 Missing50 (0.6)
Length of hospital stay (mean [standard deviation])3 (2.4)
Hospital charges (median dollars [25th, 75th quartiles])$4485 ($2875, $7032)
Died17 (0.2)
  • * States that do not include race were excluded (WA, OR, IL, GA).