Table 1

Demographics of children who experience a non-fatal drowning, unadjusted

VariableTotal non-fatal drowning
N=19 403
Pools
N=12 754 (65.7%)
Natural waterways
N=5045 (26.0%)
Other
N=1604 (8.3%)
p Value
Mean age (SD)10.9 (11.7)9.6 (10.2)14.4 (11.8)10.2 (13.1)<0.001**
Male (%)15 143 (78.0)9961 (78.1)4157 (82.4)1025 (63.9)<0.001**
Race (%)<0.001**
 Caucasian1973 (10.2)1543 (12.1)298 (5.9)132 (8.2)
 African-American5894 (30.4)3928 (30.8)1483 (29.4)483 (30.1)
 Hispanic8690 (44.8)5318 (41.7)2669 (52.9)703 (43.8)
 Other2846 (14.7)1964 (15.4)595 (11.8)287 (17.9)
Insurance (%)<0.001**
 Public12 806 (66.0)7742 (60.7)3930 (77.9)1134 (70.7)
 Private5502 (28.4)4477 (35.1)863 (17.1)162 (10.1)
 Other1096 (5.7)536 (4.2)252 (5.0)308 (19.2)