TABLE 1

Comparison of Top Decile and Reviewed Patients by Demographic, Medical Complexity, and Cost Data

Top Decile of Patients, n = 1003Reviewed Patients, n = 100
Age at initial 2010 admission, n (%)
 Birth to 29 d219 (22)20
 30 d–23 mo293 (29)32
 2–5 y143 (14)14
 6–12 y158 (16)16
 13 y and older190 (19)18
Girls, n (%)451 (45)43
Insurance commercial, n (%)560 (56)61
Death in 2010, n (%)62 (6)6
NI, n (%)423 (42)40
TD, n (%)472 (47)45
>2 CCCs, n (%)304 (30)29
Race white, n (%)767 (77)70
Preferred language English, n (%)903 (90)91
PCH admission from 2000–2009, n (%)655 (65)68
Total cost, median (IQR)$92 242 ($59 560–$162 545)$93 754 ($59 747–$151 336)
Length of stay, median (IQR)26.8 d (17.9–48.9 d)25.7 d (17.1–43.3 d)
Cost per day, median (IQR)$3435 ($2747–$4607)$3656 ($2774–$4733)
  • d, day; IQR, interquartile range.