TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics of Pediatric Admissions for bTARTIs in the Study Population, Stratified by 30-Day Revisit Rate (n = 3715 Unique Patients)

VariableTotal SampleHospital Revisit Within 30 d
NoYes
7355 (100)5113 (69.5)2242 (30.5)
Discharge-level variables
 Admission age, y, median (IQR)3 (1–9)4 (2–9)2 (1–7)
  Infant, n (%)860 (11.7)465 (9.1)395 (17.6)
  Early childhood, n (%)3300 (44.9)2226 (43.5)1074 (47.9)
  Late childhood, n (%)2240 (30.5)1719 (33.6)521 (23.2)
  Adolescence, n (%)955 (13.0)703 (13.7)252 (11.2)
 Insurance, n (%)
  Public5391 (73.3)3697 (72.3)1694 (75.6)
  Private, self-pay, other, missing1964 (26.7)1416 (27.7)548 (24.4)
 CCCs
  Total no., median (IQR)3 (2–4)3 (2–4)3 (2–4)
  Respiratory, n (%)7355 (100)5113 (100)2242 (100)
  Gastrointestinal, n (%)6160 (83.8)4275 (83.6)1885 (84.1)
  Neuromuscular, n (%)3856 (52.4)2703 (52.9)1153 (51.4)
  Congenital, n (%)2445 (33.2)1672 (32.7)773 (34.5)
  Cardiovascular, n (%)1228 (16.7)782 (15.3)446 (19.9)
  Metabolic, n (%)532 (7.2)365 (7.1)167 (7.4)
  Renal, n (%)486 (6.6)307 (6.0)179 (8.0)
  Hematologic, n (%)275 (3.7)184 (3.6)91 (4.1)
  Oncological, n (%)161 (2.2)110 (2.2)51 (2.3)
 No. CCCs, n (%)
  1450 (6.1)318 (6.2)132 (5.9)
  21483 (20.2)1051 (20.6)432 (19.3)
  33169 (43.1)2247 (43.9)922 (41.1)
  4 or more2253 (30.6)1497 (29.3)756 (33.7)
 Other comorbidities, n (%)
  Gastrostomy tube5672 (77.1)3969 (77.6)1703 (76.0)
  Ventilator dependency2346 (31.9)1560 (30.5)786 (35.1)
 Disposition, n (%)
  Home without home nurse5771 (78.5)4042 (79.1)1729 (77.1)
  Other1584 (21.5)1071 (20.9)513 (22.9)
 Mechanical ventilation during admission, n (%)
  Chronic ventilator dependency2281 (31.0)1513 (29.6)768 (34.3)
  Mechanical ventilation only during admission1498 (20.4)1045 (20.4)453 (20.2)
  No mechanical ventilation3576 (48.6)2555 (50.0)1021 (45.5)
 Admission diagnosis, n (%)
  Bacterial pneumonia2901 (39.4)2105 (41.2)796 (35.5)
  Bacterial tracheitis3573 (48.6)2372 (46.4)1201 (53.6)
  Aspiration pneumonia589 (8.0)404 (7.9)185 (8.3)
  Other292 (4.0)232 (4.5)60 (2.7)
 LOS, d, median (IQR)4 (3–8)4 (3–8)5 (3–8)
 Admitted to ICU during hospitalization, n (%)2688 (36.5)1855 (36.3)833 (37.2)
 Anti-Pseudomonas antibiotic on hospital day 0–1, n (%)5336 (72.5)3725 (72.9)1611 (71.9)
Patient-level variables, n (%)
 Sex
  Male4343 (59.0)2980 (58.3)1363 (60.8)
  Female3012 (41.0)2133 (41.7)879 (39.2)
 Race
  White2839 (38.6)1981 (38.7)858 (38.3)
  Black1414 (19.2)995 (19.5)419 (18.7)
  Hispanic1893 (25.7)1310 (25.6)583 (26.0)
  Other1209 (16.4)827 (16.2)382 (17.0)
Hospital-level variables, n (%)
 Region
  West1810 (24.6)1266 (24.8)544 (24.3)
  Midwest2142 (29.1)1409 (27.6)733 (32.7)
  Northeast886 (12.0)604 (11.8)282 (12.6)
  South2517 (34.2)1834 (35.9)683 (30.5)