Table 1 Demographic characteristics of hospitalized US children with COVID-19

From: Demographic predictors of hospitalization and mortality in US children with COVID-19

Variable Total (n = 27,045) Non-hospitalized (n = 25,771) Hospitalized (n = 1,274) p value
Age < 0.01
  0–9 years 8,121 7,639 (94.1%) 482 (5.9%)
  10–19 years 18,924 18,132 (95.8%) 792 (4.2%)
Sex 0.99
  Female 13,959 13,299 (95.3%) 660 (4.7%)
  Male 13,086 12,472 (95.3%) 614 (4.7%)
Race/ethnicity < 0.01
  White, NH 7,974 7,717 (96.8%) 257 (3.2%)
  Black, NH 4,224 3,876 (91.8%) 348 (8.2%)
  Hispanic/Latino 12,236 11,697 (95.6%) 539 (4.4%)
  Asian, NH 972 936 (96.3%) 36 (3.7%)
  Multiple/other, NH 980 894 (91.2%) 86 (8.8%)
  Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, NH 478 471 (98.5%) 7 (1.5%)
  Alaskan/American Indian, NH 181 180 (99.4%) 1 (0.6%)
Comorbidity < 0.01
  No 16,607 16,195 (97.5%) 412 (2.5%)
  Yes 10,438 9,576 (91.7%) 862 (8.3%)
  1. NH non-Hispanic