TABLE 1

Demographic Data

CharacteristicValue
Patient demographics (n = 29)
 Age, mean ± SD, y9.5 ± 5.8 (range, 1–21)
 Sex, (%)
  Female18 (62)
  Male11 (38)
 Days in hospital before interview
  Median3.5
  Range1–49
 Admission, (%)
  Planned15 (52)
  Unplanned14 (48)
  Previously admitted17 (65)
Family demographicsa (n = 29)
 Age, mean ± SD, y38.6 ± 8.6
 Respondent, (%)
  Mother20 (69)
  Father2 (7)
  Both7 (24)
 Ethnicitya, (%)
  White26 (90)
  African American3 (10)
 Marital status, (%)
  Married22 (76)
  Single5 (17)
  Divorced2 (7)
  • a Family demographic data are reported by family (n = 29), not by total respondents (N = 36).