TABLE 1

Characteristics of Children Hospitalized With CAP Stratified by the Presence or Absence of Bacteremia

Overall (N = 2568)Bacteremia (n = 65; 2.5%)No Bacteremia (n = 2503; 97.5%)P
Age, median (IQR), y3 (1–6)3 (1–5)3 (1–6).54
 ≤1795 (31.0)19 (29.2)776 (31.0)
 2–4887 (34.5)29 (44.6)858 (34.3)
 5–9579 (22.5)12 (18.5)567 (22.7)
 10–18307 (12)5 (7.7)302 (12.1)
Female, n (%)1254 (48.8)32 (49.2)1222 (48.8).95
Race and/or ethnicity, n (%)
 Non-Hispanic white1374 (58.7)35 (59.3)1339 (58.7).73
 Non-Hispanic African American556 (23.8)17 (28.8)539 (23.6)
 Hispanic287 (12.3)5 (8.5)282 (12.4)
 Asian American103 (4.4)2 (3.4)101 (4.4)
 Other21 (0.9)0 (0.0)21 (0.9)
Comorbid conditions, n (%)
 Asthmaa650 (25.3)13 (20)637 (25.4).32
 Bronchiolitisb320 (12.5)3 (4.6)317 (12.7).05
 Influenzac48 (1.9)2 (3.1)46 (1.8).47
  • —, not applicable.

  • a ICD-9 code 493.x.

  • b ICD-9 codes 487.0, 487.1, and 488.11.

  • c ICD-9 codes 079.6, 466.19, 466.11, and 480.1.