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Table 2 Characteristics of pediatric patients visiting the emergency department for acetaminophen exposure or overdose (n = 316 visits)

From: Validation of ICD-9-CM codes for identification of acetaminophen-related emergency department visits in a large pediatric hospital

Variable No.  %
Age*   
0-5 years 154 48.7
6-14 years 71 22.5
15-24 years 91 28.8
Female 195 61.7
Ethnicity   
White 133 42.1
Hispanic 103 32.6
Black 52 16.4
Asian 11 3.5
Other/unknown 17 5.4
  1. *Median age for all visits: 9 years (range, 3.6 months to 21 years).