TABLE 1

Texas Pediatric Inpatient Hospitalization Demographics, 2004–2010

Average(%)
Age
 Neonatal380 943a64.4
 1 mo to 1 y45 9757.8
 1–4 y48 2648.2
 5–9 y31 4345.3
 10–14 y36 1656.1
 15–17 y48 7908.2
Gender
 Female292 96649.5
 Male298 36250.5
Patient county size
 Large central metro261 74644.4
 Large fringe metro102 59417.4
 Medium metro102 11217.3
 Small metro61 60810.4
 Micropolitan36 3776.2
 Noncore25 6764.4
Race ethnicity
 White, NH208 72635.3
 Black, NH67 95611.5
 Hispanic234 46144.3
 Other79 3768.9
Payment method
 Medicaid306 04151.7
 Private insurance222 81937.7
 Self-pay/unknown44 4007.5
 Other public funds18 3113.1
  • Average n = 591 571 per year. NH, non-Hispanic.

  • a Average healthy term newborns (MDC 15) = 375 389.