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Table 3 Demographics of Community PedsCare clients* (2000–2006). Cost and Utilization Study

From: Community-based pediatric palliative care for health related quality of life, hospital utilization and costs lessons learned from a pilot study

Client characteristics (n = 48) Client frequency Percent
Client palliative care enrollment status:
 Number of clients enrolled in Community PedsCare who utilized the hospital post enrollment 28 58 %
 Number of clients enrolled in Community PedsCare who were not hospitalized post enrollment 20 42 %
Days in the program as of 7/1/07:
 180-365 18 38 %
 >365 30 62 %
Gender:
 Female 32 67 %
 Male 16 33 %
Race:
 Black 9 19 %
 White 32 67 %
 Hispanic 6 13 %
 Other 1 2 %
  1. Data Source: Community Hospice of Northeast Florida Prepared by the Institute for Health, Policy and Evaluation Research