TABLE 2

Comorbidities for Children With Aspiration and CAP at 47 Pediatric Hospitals From January 1, 2009 Through December 31, 2014

Patient Characteristic on Index VisitAspiration Pneumonia, n = 12 097, n (%)CAP, n = 121 489, n (%)P
Any CCC (%)10 590 (87.5)43 747 (36.0)<.001
 1 CCC1532 (12.7)19 199 (15.8)
 2 CCC1509 (12.5)6707 (5.5)
 ≥3 CCC7549 (62.4)17 841 (14.7)
Type of CCCa
 Cardiovascular1821 (15.1)8086 (6.7)<.001
 Gastrointestinal7400 (61.2)16 338 (13.5)<.001
 Hematologic/immunologic420 (3.5)5318 (4.4)<.001
 Malignancy278 (2.3)2665 (2.2).455
 Metabolic1005 (8.3)3373 (2.8)<.001
 Neurologic/neuromuscular6626 (54.8)12 201 (10.0)<.001
 Congenital3951 (32.7)11 359 (9.4)<.001
 Renal/urologic619 (5.1)2634 (2.2)<.001
 Respiratory2428 (20.0)15 131 (12.5)<.001
 Premature/neonatal1051 (8.7)3254 (2.7)<.001
 Technology dependent7957 (65.8)18 576 (15.3)<.001
 Transplant104 (0.9)2013 (1.7)<.001
  • a Not mutually exclusive.