Table 1

Demographics of subjects, 1990–1996

    Number

    Percentage


Sex

Male

5,906

66.4

Female

2,987

33.6

TOTAL

8,893

100.0

Age at death

1 month or less

1,493

16.8

2–11 months

1,038

11.7

1 – 4 years

841

9.5

5 – 9 years

530

6.0

10 – 14 years

634

7.1

15 – 24 years

4,357

49.0

TOTAL

8,893

100.0

Race or Ethnicity

White, non-Hispanic

6,529

73.4

Black, non-Hispanic

646

7.3

Asian or Pacific Islander

401

4.5

Native American

338

3.8

Hispanic

959

10.8

Other or Unknown

20

0.2

TOTAL

8,893

100.0

Underlying Cause

Prematurity or IRDS

242

2.8

SIDS

265

3.0

Trauma

3,873

43.6

CCC

Cardiovascular

557

6.3

Neuromuscular

376

4.2

Malignancy

613

6.9

Respiratory

201

2.3

Renal

63

0.7

GI

26

0.3

Hematologic/Immunologic

44

0.5

Genetic/Congenital

251

2.8

Metabolic

52

0.6

Multiple CCC Categories

78

0.9

Other Cause

2,252

25.3

TOTAL

8,893

100.0


Feudtner et al. BMC Medicine 2003 1:3   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-1-3

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