TABLE 1

Demographics and Characteristics of Patients With and Without Safety Events Reported

Patients With Event Reported (N = 341)Patients Without Event Reported (N = 21 715)Pa
Age, median (IQR)11 (7–15)8 (4–13)<.01
Boys, n (%)167 (49.0)11 400 (52.5).20
BMI category, n (%).03
 Underweight18 (5.3)1163 (5.4)
 Normal wt205 (60.1)11 619 (53.5)
 Overweight55 (16.1)3394 (15.6)
 Obese63 (18.5)5539 (25.5)
Race, n (%)b<.01
 White209 (61.7)10 449 (48.1)
 African American58 (17.1)6245 (28.8)
 Hispanic59 (17.4)4330 (20.0)
 Other13 (3.8)684 (3.2)
Private insurance, n (%)b98 (30.3)6880 (33.2).28
LOS, median (IQR), db6 (3–12)0.09 (0.05–0.18)<.01
  • a In comparisons, Pearson’s χ2 test was used for categorical variables and analysis of variance for continuous variables.

  • b Nine subjects were missing race data, 996 were missing insurance data, and 618 were missing LOS data.