TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics of Subjects

CharacteristicBlood CultureCBCHospitalizedTotal Number
Age
 2–12 mo24 (19)27 (19)29 (21)54 (14)
 >1–5 y48 (37)50 (35)48 (34)143 (37)
 >5–10 y19 (15)21 (14)26 (19)63 (16)
 >10–15 y22 (17)24 (17)19 (14)68 (18)
 ≥15 y16 (12)22 (15)18 (13)57 (15)
Male gender67 (52)77 (53)71 (51)196 (51)
Race
 White63 (49)71 (49)70 (50)135 (35)
 African American54 (42)61 (42)58 (41)223 (58)
 Other12 (9)12 (8)12 (9)27 (7)
  • Data are presented as n (%).