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Table 2 Lifetime (0–7 years) hospital admissions for 127 children born 2002/2003 living in Fitzroy Valley

From: Pediatric hospital admissions in Indigenous children: a population-based study in remote Australia

Hospital Admissions Children assessed
Median (Range)
Childhood (0–7 years)
 Number of children with one or more admissions by 7 years (n = 127) 89 (70.0%)
 Total number of hospital admission (number of reasons for admission) 314 (424)
 Median number of admissions (range) per child by 7 years 2.0 (0–12)
 Median number of admissions (range) per admitted child by 7 years (n = 89) 5.0 (1–12)
Number of admissions by sex
 Male median (Interquartile range) 3.0 (4)
 Female median (Interquartile range) 2.0 (3)
Infancy (0–1 years)
 Number of infants with one of more admissions by 1 year (n = 127) 56 (44.1%)
 Total number of admissions in infancy (number of reasons for admission) 108 (135)
 Median number of admissions (range) (n = 127) 0 (0–8)
 Median number of admissions (range) per admitted infant (n = 56) 2.5 (1–8)
Number of admissions by sex for infants
 Male median (Interquartile range) 3.0 (5)
 Female median (Interquartile range) 2.0 (4)
Admissions by prenatal alcohol exposure (n = 122)a
 Prenatal alcohol exposure (n = 67 children) median (Interquartile range) 2.0 (4)
 No prenatal alcohol exposure (n = 55 children) median (Interquartile range) 1.0 (3)
Admissions for children with FASD (n = 108)a
 Children with FASD (n = 21 children) median (Interquartile range) 3.0 (4)
 Children without FASD (n = 87 children) median (Interquartile range) 2.5 (3)
  1. aNumber of children that had information available on alcohol exposure in utero