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Table 1 Frequency and total number of hospital admissions, A&E attendances and emergency readmissions by sex

From: Socio-demographic patterns in hospital admissions and accident and emergency attendances among young people using linkage to NHS Hospital Episode Statistics: results from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children

  Frequency Male (n = 1,281) Female (n = 1,908) Overall (n = 3,189)
Admissions 0 540 (42.2%) 857 (44.9%) 1,397 (43.8%)
  1 347 (27.1%) 502 (26.3%) 849 (26.6%)
  2 174 (13.6%) 263 (13.8%) 437 (13.7%)
  3 91 (7.1%) 107 (5.6%) 198 (6.2%)
  4 53 (4.1%) 63 (3.3%) 116 (3.6%)
  5 30 (2.3%) 40 (2.1%) 70 (2.2%)
  6 16 (1.2%) 17 (0.9%) 33 (1.0%)
  7 7 (0.5%) 9 (0.5%) 16 (0.5%)
  8 11 (0.9%) 15 (0.8%) 36 (1.1%)
  9+ 12 (0.9%) 35 (1.8%) 47 (1.5%)
Total number of admissions 1,693 2,612 4,305
Emergency readmissions 0 1,241 (96.9%) 1,788 (93.7%) 3,029 (95.0%)
1 35 (2.7%) 77 (4.0%) 112 (3.5%)
2+ 5 (0.4%) 43 (2.3%) 48 (1.5%)
Total number of readmissions 46 268 314
A&E attendances 0 642 (50.1%) 1,029 (53.9%) 1,671 (52.4%)
  1 294 (23.0%) 437 (22.9%) 731 (22.9%)
  2 165 (12.9%) 212 (11.1%) 377 (11.8%)
  3 63 (4.9%) 92 (4.8%) 155 (4.9%)
  4 37 (2.9%) 57 (3.0%) 94 (2.9%)
  5 39 (3.0%) 24 (1.3%) 63 (2.0%)
  6 14 (1.1%) 16 (0.8%) 30 (0.9%)
  7 9 (0.7%) 15 (0.8%) 24 (0.8%)
  8 8 (0.6%) 6 (0.3%) 14 (0.4%)
  9+ 10 (0.8%) 20 (1.0%) 30 (0.9%)
Total number of attendances 1,481 2,132 3,613