TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics of the 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
Age<.001
 0–30 d30 (0.3)562 (0.5)
 31–365 d2299 (19.0)16 143 (13.3)
 1–4 y4235 (35.0)51 509 (42.4)
 5–12 y3098 (25.6)36 884 (30.4)
 13–18 y1766 (14.6)12 819 (10.6)
 >18 y669 (5.5)3572 (2.9)
Female5384 (44.5)57 158 (47.1)<.001
Ethnicity.199
 Latino2893 (23.9)28 732 (23.7)
 Not Latino7480 (61.8)76 037 (62.6)
 Unknown1724 (14.3)16 720 (13.8)
Race<.001
 White6739 (55.7)67 725 (55.8)
 Black1871 (15.5)22 884 (18.8)
 Asian324 (2.7)3281 (2.7)
 Other2515 (20.8)20 732 (17.1)
 Missing648 (5.4)6867 (5.7)
Primary payment source<.001
 Private3443 (28.5)41 804 (34.4)
 Public8037 (66.4)72 016 (59.3)
 Other385 (3.2)4587 (3.8)
 Missing232 (1.9)3082 (2.5)