Table 2—

Description of study sample

Children (aged 5–12)
Adolescents (aged 13–18)
No repeatsWith repeatsNo repeatsWith repeats
n4,0924162,606488
Dichotomous variables
    Female sex46395236
    Black17442837
    Hispanic9121010
    Medicaid22422936
    Type 2 diabetes73166
    Intensive care15281824
    Internalizing disorders12610
    Externalizing disorders2235
Continuous variables
    Age (years)9.07 ± 2.2510.19 ± 1.8314.87 ± 1.4814.83 ± 1.46
    Length of stay (days)2.77 ± 12.582.40 ± 2.032.61 ± 2.452.50 ± 2.95
    Follow-up (years)1.11 ± 0.501.39 ± 0.461.10 ± 0.511.38 ± 0.45
  • Data are % or mean ±SD.