International Journal of Pediatrics / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Injury Patterns and Demographics in Child and Adolescent Assault Victims Presenting to US Emergency Departments

Table 1

General demographics and demographics by gender.

AllMaleFemale% female value
U95%L95%%U95%L95%%U95%L95%%

Average (years)<10-4
Age group (years)
 ≤410,017286,857359,382228,2986.54,176119,739146,91097,4114.55,841167,118210,389132,0849.558.3<10-4
 5 to 99,748322,079366,420282,8437.35,287183,605212,821158,0276.94,461138,475157,135121,7497.943.0
 10 to 1425,031995,7861,072,429922,86922.614,658604,745651,433560,37522.810,373391,041426,733357,53822.339.3
 15 to 1957,7492,794,0822,892,2142,692,94863.535,4301,738,9371,798,1251,677,95065.722,3191,055,1451,099,7671,009,55060.237.8
Race
 White27,0901,517,8812,089,390992,97743.315,349903,5561,260,861579,06842.711,741614,325830,312412,86644.340.50.015
 Black40,0321,264,0821,592,551974,04336.123,349751,445955,018570,17335.516,683512,636635,124401,20436.940.6
 Amerindian12,877692,4881,235,612350,97819.77,853440,438779,645224,08720.85,024252,050455,485127,02518.236.4
 Asian69931,82659,95716,8300.947122,58742,78411,8611.12289,23917,4924,8590.729.0
Reason
 Altercation27,2681,244,9831,331,6741,161,57928.317,564814,419878,188753,18830.79,704430,565484,961380,32724.634.6<10-4
 Robbery/burglary1,25353,67273,15039,2191.21,02442,80656,52932,3781.622910,86517,7026,6600.620.2
 Sexual assault14,810453,496583,433349,88410.32,27557,23477,76041,9322.212,535396,262488,116317,40722.687.4
 Other specified2,67787,088103,11473,5902.01,60753,93466,34843,7902.01,07033,15437,85728,9191.938.1
 Unknown56,5512,558,4222,685,8212,428,91658.137,1171,678,4621,747,6181,607,22563.219,434879,960936,972822,87350.234.4
Perpetrator
 Spouse/partner3,190168,516189,043150,2653.835818,91222,82415,6580.72,832149,604164,575135,8318.588.8<10-4
 Parent8,245293,505333,579257,7866.73,672132,079151,540114,9165.04,573161,426179,823144,7709.255.0
 Other relative8,660319,136350,324290,8357.23,878151,728168,790136,4125.74,782167,408182,101153,8839.652.5
 Friend/acquaintance22,655942,9281,001,619886,60721.412,854568,282611,202527,60321.49,801374,646394,173355,79021.439.7
 Multiple15,281642,918763,663538,48614.69,346409,989490,713340,50015.45,935232,930273,415197,70013.336.2
 Stranger2,883113,461140,57091,6572.62,02381,16299,78865,8183.186032,29841,01225,4141.828.5
 Other specified2,303110,746120,741101,7922.51,78086,63596,07378,0263.352324,11126,81621,7331.421.8
 Unknown39,0721,801,2291,911,5821,693,01540.925,6161,198,5171,272,5631,125,27045.213,456602,712644,803561,90234.433.5
Incident locale
 Unknown36,7841,620,2071,930,5301,332,99636.822,069993,1341,195,334806,26637.414,715627,073739,096523,34435.838.7<10-4
 Home26,5861,019,0681,204,764854,43923.111,136449,374540,076371,28616.915,450569,694659,701486,53832.555.9
 School/sports19,195862,116943,893786,13719.612,680585,871641,457533,70722.16,515276,246309,520245,89815.832.0
 Street9,485440,176621,330307,58010.06,814312,618438,165219,48111.82,671127,558186,48386,2317.329.0
 Other property10,708464,533581,671368,83210.57,045312,590399,683242,57011.83,663151,943185,607123,9138.732.7
Anatomic location
 Unknown2,57287,316137,04555,5232.078125,70639,27816,7201.01,79161,610100,95337,1563.570.6<10-4
 Head/neck54,6202,489,6462,583,1472,395,42656.535,8681,654,7191,690,0281,614,12562.318,752834,927899,289770,99547.633.5
 Upper trunk6,976308,217331,817285,9887.04,521199,149218,950180,9997.52,455109,068117,954100,7786.235.4
 Lower trunk15,961520,630642,923419,06711.84,411153,453178,079131,9015.811,550367,177459,722289,01320.970.5
 Upper extremity15,442700,595743,834659,22715.910,316471,143643,845598,72817.85,126229,451255,012206,11313.132.8
 Lower extremity7,197300,192341,511263,5156.83,851149,766172,241130,0435.63,346150,426179,472125,6668.650.1
Disposition from ED
 Release94,2514,110,6264,186,7973,997,17795.053,6572,441,5602,498,8492,358,48593.440,5941,669,0651,687,7531,638,35097.340.6<10-4
 Admit6,712218,603332,052142,4325.05,211172,298255,374115,0106.61,50146,30577,02027,6172.721.2
Hospital size
 Small6,408779,2761,096,361538,92717.73,647443,477634,291301,48716.72,761335,799464,104236,43419.243.10.012
 Medium6,966887,6981,234,288619,56820.14,260539,925756,106373,40920.32,706347,773486,363241,16619.839.2
 Large17,3531,535,5982,189,197990,16234.810,910965,6661,386,151611,20136.46,443569,932804,646376,47132.537.1
 Very large41,098937,6441,302,590653,49821.324,827566,153802,816384,82121.316,271371,490504,766265,87821.239.6
 Children’s30,943266,381479,878144,5366.016,104138,716253,98274,0455.214,839127,665227,49569,5817.347.9

 = actual number of ED visits;  = estimated number of ED visits; L95% = lower 95% confidence interval of the estimate; U95% = upper 95% confidence interval of the estimate. Those categories comprising less than 1% of the variables as described in the appendix are excluded; thus, the percentage sum will not add up to 100.