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Table 2 PWID Hospitalizations for Infections in Florida, FY 2017

From: A missed opportunity: underutilization of inpatient behavioral health services to reduce injection drug use sequelae in Florida

Characteristic PWID Admissions (%)
Biological Sex
 Male 10,779 (54)
 Female 9222 (46)
Ethnicity
 Hispanic or Latinx 1608 (8)
 Non-Hispanic or Latinx 17,930 (90)
 Unknown 299 (2)
Race
 Black or African American 2281 (12)
 White 16,694 (84)
 Other 862 (4.4)
Age (years)
  < 29 3377 (17)
 30–39 5071 (25)
 40–49 3910 (20)
 50–59 4219 (21)
 60–75 3424 (17)
 Mean Age (years) 44.5 (IQR 33–56)
Insurance Status Admissions (%)
 Federal 5625 (28)
 State, County, Local 5045 (25)
 Uninsured 6632 (33)
 Private Insurance 2411 (12)
 Other 124 (0.6)
Length of Stay (Days) 9.39 (IQR 3–12)
Discharge Status
 Discharge or transferred 15,913 (80)
 Expired 755 (4)
 Left AMA 3169 (16)
Infection Type a
 Skin and Soft Tissues 9586 (48)
 Osteomyelitis 2669 (14)
 Bacteremia/Sepsis 10,596 (53)
 Endocarditis 1908 (10)
  1. aMany admissions had more than one infection diagnosis coded per admission