TABLE 5

Excess Number of Visits per 100 Person-Years Among Exposed Children

Use OutcomeAge Group
3–11 mo (n = 7072)1–2 y (n = 7771)3–5 y (n = 10 767)6–12 y (n = 23 544)13–17 y (n = 20 511)
WCC visitsNSNSNSNS−1.4
Sick visits to primary care departments68.244.433.033.833.0
Specialty department visitsNS3.76.319.925.5
ED visits9.58.22.22.84.7
Inpatient visitsNSNSNS1.41.3
  • We estimated the excess visit rate that was attributable to having depressed parent(s) by multiplying the adjusted rate ratio (Table 4) by the unadjusted visit rate (Table 3) for unexposed children. NS indicates nonsignificant.