TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics of Children Hospitalized in the United States in 2012 by Number of Chronic Conditions, KID

CharacteristicsNumber of Chronic Conditions
NoneOneMultiple
No. of discharges774 553824 376661 188
Median (IQR) age (y)3 [0–12]10 [2–16]12 [4–17]
Age (y), %
 030.111.89.4
 1–528.724.919.9
 6–1012.214.414.1
 11–1512.319.421.0
 16–1816.829.635.6
Race and ethnicity, %
 Hispanic24.117.516.5
 Non-Hispanic African American13.019.018.2
 Non-Hispanic white46.547.048.4
 Asian American, Native American, or other9.07.97.8
 Missing7.48.69.1
Medicaid, %50.346.848.3
  • Shown are the national estimates of all hospitalizations for children in 2012, excluding those for pregnancy, childbirth, and newborn and neonatal care.