TABLE 3

Inpatient Use for US Children With and Without CCCs, 2006

ParameterNo CCC (N = 6 157 546)1 CCC (N = 590 617)Multiple CCC (N = 103 236)
LOS, median (IQR), d1.6 (1.1–2.5)2.8 (1.4–6.4)5.2 (2.0–15.1)
Charge, median (IQR), $20062918 (1667–7171)15676 (6608–40 152)32844 (12 865–97 318)
Gastrostomy tube rate (per 100)0.0601.1003.850
Tracheostomy rate (per 100)0.0030.0600.240
CSF shunt rate (per 100)0.0100.7801.830
Inpatient death rate (per 100)0.2401.3103.610
  • IQR indicates interquartile range from 25th to 75th percentiles.