TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics With Comparison Between Preventability Status

CharacteristicAll Readmissions (n = 204)Not Preventable (n = 163)Preventable (n = 41)P
Age, y, median (range)1.0 (0–18.6)0.9 (0–18.6)1.7 (0–17.9).20a
Gender (%).03b
 Female83 (41)60 (37)23 (68)
 Male121 (59)103 (63)18 (44)
Ethnicity (%).11b
 White49 (24)41 (25)8 (20)
 Black32 (16)25 (15)7 (17)
 Hispanic103 (51)85 (52)18 (44)
 Other19 (9)11 (7)8 (20)
Insurance (%)0.17b
 Private57 (29)44 (27)13 (32)
 Public129 (66)106 (65)23 (56)
 None10 (5)6 (4)4 (10)
  • a Calculated by using Wilcoxon rank sum test.

  • b Calculated by using Fisher’s exact test.