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Table 1 Baseline Patient and Household Characteristics

From: Short‐term outcomes in children following emergency department visits for minor injuries sustained at home

Demographic Variables N = 102
Sex (%)  
Male
Female
60 (58.8)
42 (41.2)
Race (%)  
Black or African American
White or Caucasian
Other
77 (75.5)
16 (15.7)
9 (8.8)
Age – Years  
Mean (SD) 2.88 (1.85)
Reported Family Income (%)  
Less than $5,000
$5,000 to $14,999
$15,000 to $24,999
$25,000 to $34,999
$35,000 or more
I don’t know
20 (19.6)
18 (17.7)
14 (13.7)
12 (11.8)
28 (27.5)
10 (9.8)
Below Federal Poverty Levela (%)  
No
Yes
I don’t know
39 (38.2)
49 (48.0)
14 (13.7)
Parent’s Education Level (%)  
Less than High School
Completed High School or GED
Some college
Completed college or more
26 (25.5)
25 (24.5)
31 (30.4)
20 (19.6)
Parent’s Employment Status  
Employed
Not Employed
99 (97.1)
3 (2.9)
Child’s Schooling Status  
Child in school or daycare
Child not in school and not in daycare
79 (77.5)
23 (22.5)
Housing Type (%)  
House
Apartment
81 (79.4)
21 (20.6)
Substandard Housingb (%)  
No
Yes
18 (18.2)
81 (81.8)
  1. aFederal Poverty Level calculation based on reported family income and family size
  2. bSubstandard Housing designation based on HUD’s Housing Quality Standard assessment. Housing failing any quality standard received a designation of “substandard”