Table 2

Proportion of chronic conditions in children in England who died and in all children admitted to hospital in the NHS in England, 2006–2010

Children who died in 2006–2010*
Death certificates and hospital records
Children who died in 2006–2010†
Hospital records only
All children hospitalised in the NHS
in 2006–2010†
Age group%
n/N
95% CI%
n/N
95% CI%
n/N
95% CI
1–4 years76.3
1919/2516
(74.6 to 77.9)67.1
1688/2516
(65.2 to 68.9)24.4
208 186/853 557
(24.3 to 24.5)
5–9 years82.9
1169/1410
(80.8 to 84.8)72.9
1028/1410
(70.5 to 75.2)27.9
179 862/645 047
(27.8 to 28.0)
10–14 years78.7
1314/1669
(76.7 to 80.6)64.6
1078/1669
(62.3 to 66.8)28.1
158 425/563 504
(28.0 to 28.2)
15–18 years61.2
2255/3686
(59.6 to 62.7)41.3
1522/3686
(39.7 to 42.9)32.0
257 877/805 046
(31.9 to 32.1)
Total71.3
6657/9281
(70.8 to 72.6)57.2
5316/9281
(56.3 to 58.3)28.1
804 350/2 867 154
(28.0 to 28.1)
  • *Allowing for one year's data from hospital trajectory and death certificates.

  • †Allowing for one year's data from hospital trajectory.

  • NHS, National Health Service.