Inpatient and Outpatient Differences in Pediatric Patients with Laboratory-confirmed COVID-19

Alicen B. Spaulding, David Watson, Laura Norton

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Among 30,286 pediatric inpatient and outpatient encounters with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 seen at one of 40 US healthcare organizations, 1586 (5.2%) were inpatient. Encounter types varied by age and sex; the proportion of Black/African American inpatients was significantly higher than outpatients, and Hispanic/Latinx children made up nearly one-fourth of patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E19-E21
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This project was funded by the University of Minnesota Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Children’s Minnesota, and the University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics Child Health COVID-19 Collaborative Grant.

Publisher Copyright:
Copyright © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.

PubMed: MeSH publication types

  • Journal Article
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't


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