TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics of C-HCAHPS Respondents Compared With Nonrespondents

CharacteristicClassified as InpatientAll Discharges
Survey Respondents, n of N (%)Nonrespondents, n of N (%)PNonrespondents, n of N (%)P
Sex.581.795
 Boys202 of 370 (54.6)2183 of 4111 (53.1)3728 of 6916 (53.9)
 Girls168 of 370 (45.4)1928 of 4111 (46.9)3188 of 6916 (46.1)
Age, y.008.026
 ≤169 of 371 (18.6)1077 of 4111 (26.2)1649 of 6916 (23.8)
 >1 to ≤585 of 371 (22.9)940 of 4111 (22.9)1732 of 6916 (25.0)
 >5 to ≤1067 of 371 (18.1)684 of 4111 (16.6)1187 of 6916 (17.2)
 >10150 of 371 (40.4)1410 of 4111 (34.3)2348 of 6916 (34.0)
Charges, $a.413<.001
 <10 58191 of 280 (32.5)1117 of 3355 (33.3)2064 of 4523 (45.6)
 10 581–16 028.1187 of 280 (31.1)922 of 3355 (27.5)1091 of 4523 (24.1)
 >16 028.11102 of 280 (36.4)1316 of 3355 (39.2)1368 of 4523 (30.2)
Length of stay, d.181<.001
 ≤2249 of 371 (67.1)2564 of 4111 (62.4)5334 of 6916 (77.1)
 3–579 of 371 (21.3)1029 of 4111 (25.0)1063 of 6916 (15.4)
 >543 of 371 (11.6)518 of 4111 (12.6)519 of 6916 (7.5)
Payer<.001<.001
 Public148 of 371 (39.9)2646 of 4082 (64.8)4437 of 6873 (64.6)
 Private220 of 371 (59.3)1361 of 4082 (33.3)2333 of 6873 (33.9)
 Self-pay3 of 371 (0.8)75 of 4082 (1.8)103 of 6873 (1.5)
Race<.001<.001
 White308 of 364 (84.6)2480 of 4037 (61.4)4102 of 6806 (60.3)
 Multiracial or person of color56 of 364 (15.4)1557 of 4037 (38.6)2704 of 6806 (39.7)
Hispanic<.001<.001
 Yes33 of 363 (9.1)1052 of 4040 (26.0)1877 of 6805 (27.6)
 No330 of 363 (90.9)2988 of 4040 (74.0)4928 of 6805 (72.4)
  • a Total charges were available only for patients admitted to nonsurgical services. C-HCAHPS was only sent to patients classified as inpatients.