TABLE 1

Sample Characteristics and Survey Disposition (N = 178)

n (%)
Time in hospital at survey
>24 h137 (78)
Respondent (n = 178)
 Child45 (26)
 Mother103 (59)
 Father23 (13)
 Other (grandmother, great aunt)5 (3)
Female98 (55)
Patient age, y
 <184 (48)
 1 to <322 (12)
 3 to <511 (6)
 5 to <76 (3)
 7 to <1014 (8)
 10 to <1316 (9)
 ≥1325 (14)
Language
 English163 (92)
 Other15 (8)
Reason for hospital visita
 Acute illness/infection46 (27)
 Prematurity45 (26)
 Surgery31 (18)
 Known disease27 (16)
 Other medical12 (7)
 Accident/injury6 (4)
 Diagnostic workup3 (2)
Location of care, 8 am census
 Inpatient (medical/surgical units)76 (43)
 NICU/Nurseries40 (23)
 PICU/CVCC41 (23)
 Short-stay units13 (7)
 Emergency department8 (4)
  • CVCC, Cardio-Vascular Care Center

  • a N = 170.