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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Health plan administrative records versus birth certificate records: quality of race and ethnicity information in children

  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
  1. All data are given as median (25th - 75th percentile) or percent.
  2. 1 Age, membership duration, and number of medical encounters at Dec 31st, 2008
  3. 2 Asian/PI: Asian or Pacific Islander, AIAN: American Indian or Alaskan Native