TABLE 1

Demographics of Patients Not Caught- up on Immunizations per CDC Recommendations at Discharge and Caught-up Status 18 Months After Hospital Discharge

Total Patients Not Caught upa at Hospital Discharge (N = 79), n (%)Patients Caught up 18 mo Postdischarge (N = 55), n (%)Patients Not Caught up 18 mo Postdischarge (N = 24), n (%)P
Age, mean (SD)7.6 (6.7)5.9 (6.0)11.3 (6.3)<.01
Age category
 0–35 mo32 (40)27 (47)5 (25).04
 3–10 y11 (16)8 (16)3 (17)
 ≥11 y36 (43)20 (36)16 (58)
Sex (female)33 (42)25 (43)8 (33).32
Race
 African American70 (89)49 (89)21 (88).98
 White3 (4)2 (4)1 (4)
 Other6 (7)4 (7)2 (8)
Insurance type
 Public68 (86)49 (89)19 (79).29
 Private10 (13)5 (9)5 (21)
 Other1 (2)1 (2)0 (0)
CCC
 Present49 (62)32 (58)17 (71).29
 Absent30 (38)23 (42)7 (29)
  • —, not applicable.

  • a Caught up at 18 mo refers to the patient having received immunizations needed at the time of hospital discharge. Not caught up at 18 mo refers to the patient not having received immunizations needed at the time of hospital discharge.