TABLE 2

Patient and Hospital Characteristics for US Children With and Without CCCs, 2006

CharacteristicsNo CCC (N = 6 157 546), Proportion (95% CI), %1 CCC (N = 590 617), Proportion (95% CI), %Multiple CCCs (N = 103 236), Proportion (95% CI), %
Patient
    Age, y
        0–278.6 (77.9–79.2)51.1 (49.9–52.3)58.5 (57.0–59.9)
        3–52.8 (2.7–3.0)8.7 (8.1–9.3)7.8 (7.1–8.5)
        6–126.1 (5.8–6.4)18.2 (17.3–19.1)16.1 (15.3–17.0)
        13–1811.5 (12.2–12.9)22.0 (21.3–22.7)17.6 (16.8–18.4)
    Gender
        Male49.8 (49.6–49.9)53.4 (53.1–53.6)53.8 (53.3–54.4)
        Female50.2 (50.1–50.4)46.6 (46.4–46.9)46.2 (45.6–46.7)
    Race/ethnicity
        Non-Latino white51.3 (49.7–52.9)50.2 (47.5–53.0)50.0 (46.5–53.6)
        Non-Latino black14.2 (13.4–15.1)19.3 (17.6–21.0)16.6 (14.8–18.3)
        Latino24.6 (22.9–26.3)21.4 (18.7–24.2)23.7 (19.8–27.5)
        Other9.9 (9.1–10.7)9.0 (7.9–10.1)9.7 (8.3–11.2)
    Payer
        Private47.5 (46.2–48.7)46.2 (44.3–48.2)42.5 (40.1–45.0)
        Public44.4 (43.3–45.5)45.9 (44.2–47.6)50.0 (47.9–52.2)
        Self-pay5.1 (4.7–5.5)3.0 (2.5–3.4)2.0 (1.4–2.5)
        Other3.0 (2.7–3.3)4.9 (3.7–6.1)5.5 (3.7–7.2)
Hospital
    Location
        Rural12.2 (11.6–12.8)4.1 (3.4–4.9)2.2 (1.2–3.3)
        Urban87.8 (87.2–88.4)95.9 (95.1–96.6)97.8 (96.7–98.8)
    Region
        Northeast17.0 (15.8–18.3)17.6 (13.9–21.3)15.1 (10.6–19.6)
        Midwest21.7 (20.4–23.0)22.7 (17.8–27.5)24.8 (18.0–31.5)
        South38.0 (36.2–39.7)37.0 (31.8–42.2)34.3 (27.6–41.1)
        West23.3 (21.8–24.7)22.7 (17.8–27.7)25.8 (18.9–32.7)
    Teaching status
        Nonteaching48.8 (47.1–50.4)21.8 (18.9–24.6)14.5 (11.0–17.9)
        Teaching51.2 (49.6–52.9)78.2 (75.3–81.1)85.5 (82.1–89.0)
    NACHRI designation
        Nonchildren's79.2 (76.5–81.8)39.3 (35.2–43.3)27.2 (23.2–31.0)
        Children's20.8 (18.2–23.4)60.7 (56.7–64.7)72.8 (69.0–76.7)