TABLE 1

Analysis of Selected Patient Characteristics

VariableNo. of PatientsProportion of Total Patient Population (N = 1675), %Proportion With ≥5 Well-Child Visits Between 6 wk and 13 mo of Age, %Relative Risk of Having ≥5 Well-Child Visits Between 6 wk and 13 mo of Age (95% CI)a
Total patient population167510028.7NA
No. of sick visits with immunizationsb
    No shots at any sick visit117370.036.7Reference
    1 sick visit with shots40123.911.20.31 (0.23–0.41)
    ≥2 sick visits with shots1016.04.00.11 (0.04–0.28)
Female82249.128.10.96 (0.83–1.12)
Race
    Black137982.325.2Reference
    White1197.150.41.99 (1.64–2.44)
    Other17710.640.71.61 (1.32–1.97)
Private insurance36521.839.51.54 (1.31–1.80)
Chronic health problem before 13 mo of age1519.035.11.25 (0.99–1.58)
No. of appointment no-shows before 13 mo of age
    026315.745.6Reference
    1–267840.533.20.73 (0.61–0.86)
    ≥373443.818.40.40 (0.33–0.49)
≥1 encounter with on-site social worker before 13 mo of age31118.618.30.59 (0.46–0.76)
Visit site
    Site 133219.842.5Reference
    Site 245026.9320.75 (0.63–0.91)
    Site 339923.828.30.67 (0.55–0.81)
    Site 449429.516.60.39 (0.31–0.49)
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends 5 well-child visits between 6 weeks and 13 months of age. NA indicates not applicable.

  • a Unadjusted relative risk represents a comparison between patients with the variable of interest and all other patients in the cohort or reference patients in the cohort, where indicated.

  • b All patients in the cohort (N = 1675) had ≥1 sick visit during the study period.