Table 3 Family Voices Survey on Managed Care Family Reports of Child's Use of Health Care System


Table 3
Family Voices Survey on Managed Care
Family Reports of Child's Use of Health Care System
(N=323)

Child Use of Health Care System Total
N=323
Seattle, WA
n=104
Atlanta, GA
n=117
Denver, CO
n=52
DesMoines, IA
n=50
n % n % n % n % n %
Child Seen as Outpatient by PC Provider in Past 12 Months:
0 times 7 2.2 2 1.9 3 2.7 2 3.9 0 0.0
1-2 times 51 16.2 16 15.4 16 14.6 7 13.7 12 24.0
3-5 times 99 31.4 33 31.7 35 31.8 13 25.5 18 36.0
6-8 times 52 16.5 16 15.4 20 18.2 10 19.6 6 12.0
More than 8 times 106 33.7 37 35.6 36 32.7 19 37.3 14 28.0
Child Seen as Outpatient by Specialist in Past 12 Months:
0 times 29 9.2 9 8.7 14 12.5 4 7.7 2 4.0
1-2 times 76 24.0 25 24.3 17 15.2 17 32.7 17 34.0
3-5 times 78 24.6 26 25.2 34 30.4 5 9.6 13 26.0
6-8 times 49 15.5 16 15.5 16 14.3 11 21.2 6 12.0
More than 8 times 85 26.8 27 26.2 31 27.7 15 28.9 12 24.0
Child Hospitalized in Past 12 Months:
0 times 178 56.0 58 56.3 64 56.1 27 51.9 29 59.2
1-2 times 106 33.3 31 30.1 39 34.2 20 38.5 16 32.7
3-5 times 24 7.6 10 9.7 11 9.7 1 1.9 2 4.1
6-8 times 4 1.3 2 1.9 0 0.0 1 1.9 1 2.0
More than 8 times 6 1.9 2 1.9 0 0.0 3 5.8 1 2.0
Child's Longest Hospital Stay in Past 12 Months:
0 days 170 54.3 59 57.8 56 50.9 26 50.0 29 59.2
1-2 days 41 13.1 14 13.7 14 12.7 8 15.4 5 10.2
3-5 days 52 16.6 15 14.7 19 17.3 9 17.3 9 18.4
6-8 days 14 4.5 5 4.9 4 3.6 2 3.9 3 6.1
9-14 days 16 5.1 3 2.9 9 8.2 1 1.9 3 6.1
More than 14 days 20 6.4 6 5.9 8 7.3 6 11.5 0 0.0
Child Treated in Emergency Room in Past 12 Months
0 times 154 49.0 54 51.9 46 41.8 26 51.0 28 57.1
1-3 times 119 37.9 35 33.7 44 40.0 20 39.2 20 40.8
4-10 times 37 11.8 12 11.5 19 17.3 5 9.8 1 2.0
11-20 times 2 .6 2 1.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
More than 20 times 2 .6 1 1.0 1 .9 0 0.0 0 0.0