Table 1

Characteristics of the study population

Children

(n = 325,810)


Age in 2008 (y)1

5.7 (2.5-8.4)

Membership duration (y)1

2.9 (1.0-6.1)

Medical encounters (n)1

20 (9-35)

Emergency

0 (0-2)

Inpatient

1 (1-1)

Stillbirth, neonatal death, or other non-live births (%)

1.3

Hispanic ethnicity (%)

53.5

Race (%)

White

69.5

Black

10.6

Asian/PI2

9.7

AIAN2

8.1

Other race

0.3

Multiple races

9.7


All data are given as median (25th - 75th percentile) or percent.

1 Age, membership duration, and number of medical encounters at Dec 31st, 2008

2 Asian/PI: Asian or Pacific Islander, AIAN: American Indian or Alaskan Native

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