TABLE 1

Prevalence of OAO Among Pediatric Medical and Surgical Subspecialties

ServiceNo. of PatientsBMI ≥85 Percentile, n (%)BMI ≥95 Percentile, n (%)Cases With Documented OAO Statusa
Adolescent115 (45.4)3 (27.3)2
Cardiology103 (30)2 (20)0
Endocrinology258 (32)4 (16)2
Gastroenterology252 (8)1 (4)0
Hematology103 (30)3 (30)1
Hospitalist10834 (31.5)21 (19.4)10
Nephrology112 (18.2)1 (9.1)0
Neurology10552 (49.5)29 (27.6)7
PICU84 (50)3 (37.5)0
Private pediatric6726 (38.8)13 (19.4)3
Pulmonary105 (50)3 (30)1
Rheumatology156 (40)2 (13.3)1
Oral and maxillofacial surgery/dental134 (30.8)1 (7.7)0
Ear, nose, and throat94 (44.4)2 (22.2)0
Neurosurgery206 (30)4 (20)0
Orthopedics3817 (44.7)8 (21.1)2
Surgery9931 (31.3)15 (15.2)0
Urology94 (44.4)2 (22.2)0
Other medicalb20 (0)0 (0)0
Other surgicalc84 (50)2 (25)0
All medical subspecialties407150 (36.7)85 (20.8)27
All surgical subspecialties19670 (35.7)34 (17.3)2
  • a This includes cases with documentation in discharge diagnosis or anywhere else in the inpatient record.

  • b The “other medical” category includes Infectious disease and Dermatology services.

  • c The “other surgical” category includes cardiothoracic surgery and obstetrics-gynecology services.