TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics of Pediatric Patients Stratified by Prescription of a Bowel Regimen at the Time of an Opioid Prescription.

VariableTotal%Simultaneous%Not Simultaneous%P
Age in y, median (IQR)9 (4–14)12 (7–16)8 (3–14)<.001
Sex.65
 Male344151.550414.6293785.4
 Female324148.546214.3277985.7
Race/ethnicity<.001
 White/non-Hispanic118017.717314.7100785.3
 Black/non-Hispanic6259.416225.946374.1
 Hispanic359753.847013.1312786.9
 Other128019.216112.6111987.4
Insurance.22
 Public475871.566714.0409186.0
 Private181527.328115.5153484.5
 Other781.21417.96482.1
Sickle cell disease<.001
 Yes2513.810240.614959.4
 No643196.286413.4556786.6
Opioid frequency
 Scheduled opioid115417.234930.280569.8
 PRN opioid552882.761711.2491188.8
Opioid type<.001
 Acetaminophen-hydrocodone120318.0746.2112993.8
 Oxycodone69210.412017.357282.7
 Morphine381657.161616.1320083.9
 Hydromorphone97114.515616.181583.9
Training level<.001
 Trainee392558.745211.5347388.5
 Advanced practitioner (NP/PA)172525.843225.0129375.0
 Attending physician103215.4827.995092.1
Prescribing service<.001
 Medical236435.437215.7199284.3
 Surgical335650.31945.8316294.2
 Pain/anesthesia94914.239841.955158.1
  • —, not applicable.