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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients hospitalized with alcoholic hepatitis from 2008–2011; N = 11,304a,b

From: The impact of race and ethnicity on mortality and healthcare utilization in alcoholic hepatitis: a cross-sectional study

Parameter White n = 7019 (61.9 %) Black n = 1103 (9.8 %) Hispanic n = 1088 (9.7 %) Other n = 548 (4.9 %) Totala
Male Sex (%) 4093 (58.4) 665 (60.4) 894 (82.3) 378 (69.2) 7015 (62.1)
Mean Age, y (s.d) 47.5 (11.0) 48.2 (10.5) 43.7 (11.1) 44.8 (11.6) 47.0 (11.0)
Income (%)
 0–25 % 1428 (20.4) 607 (55.4) 366 (33.9) 177 (32.8) 3062 (27.2)
 26–50 % 1845 (26.3) 223 (20.0) 248 (22.8) 102 (18.8) 2874 (25.4)
 51–75 % 1837 (26.2) 147 (13.3) 250 (22.4) 110 (19.7) 2703 (23.8)
 76–100 % 1707 (24.3) 78 (7.0) 157 (14.7) 117 (20.9) 2278 (20.1)
Payer (%)
 Medicare 972 (13.9) 191 (17.3) 103 (9.5) 58 (10.3) 1549 (13.7)
 Medicaid 1345 (19.2) 338 (30.9) 301 (28.0) 163 (29.8) 2500 (22.2)
 Private 2412 (34.4) 193 (17.3) 204 (18.6) 142 (25.9) 3441 (30.5)
 Self-pay 1605 (22.7) 298 (26.9) 330 (30.4) 126 (23.1) 2703 (23.8)
 Other 661 (9.3) 75 (6.9) 149 (13.4) 58 (10.9) 1063 (9.4)
Admission Source (%)
 Emergency room 1449 (20.3) 168 (15.1) 409 (37.2) 105 (18.7) 2238 (19.6)
 Outside hospital 63 (0.9) 2 (0.2) 15 (1.4) 8 (1.4) 94 (0.8)
 Non-health facility 16 (0.2) 2 (0.2) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.4) 21 (0.2)
 Other health facility 477 (6.8) 103 (9.3) 48 (4.4) 32 (5.7) 693 (6.7)
 Source unknown 5014 (71.8) 828 (75.2) 616 (57.1) 401 (73.9) 8258 (73.3)
Disposition (%)
 Home/Home with aid 4821 (68.8) 849 (77.3) 656 (60.8) 392 (71.8) 7927 (70.3)
 Other inpatient facility 746 (10.7) 73 (6.7) 51 (4.7) 34 (6.3) 1115 (9.9)
 Other 440 (6.3) 34 (3.1) 42 (3.9) 36 (6.7) 669 (5.9)
 Unknown 1012 (14.3) 147 (12.9) 339 (30.5) 86 (15.3) 1593 (13.9)
 Mean Charlson Index Score (s.d.) 1.7 (1.9) 1.4 (1.8) 1.6 (1.8) 1.6 (1.9) 1.6 (1.8)
Severity of Liver Disease (%)
 No cirrhosis 4913 (70.1) 869 (78.7) 773 (67.2) 377 (69.0) 8007 (70.9)
 Compensated Cirrhosis 981 (13.9) 139 (12.7) 192 (17.8) 76 (13.8) 1608 (14.2)
 Decompensated Cirrhosis 1125 (16.0) 95 (8.6) 163 (15.0) 95 (17.2) 1689 (14.9)
 Known Hepatitis C (%) 556 (7.9) 121 (10.0) 87 (8.2) 35 (6.3) 921 (8.1)
 Sepsis (%) 199 (2.9) 27 (2.4) 24 (2.2) 13 (2.4) 294 (2.6)
 Gastrointestinal Bleed (%) 126 (1.8) 22 (2.0) 31 (2.9) 13 (2.3) 241 (2.1)
 Ascites (%) 2030 (28.9) 165 (15.0) 251 (23.2) 161 (29.3) 3027 (26.7)
 Hepatic Encephalopathy (%) 1066 (15.1) 90 (8.1) 126 (11.5) 65 (11.9) 1602 (14.1)
 Any infection (%) 1792 (25.6) 226 (20.5) 222 (20.1) 128 (23.5) 2756 (24.3)
Hospital Type/Setting (%)
 Teaching 2947 (42.4) 646 (59.6) 597 (56.4) 289 (55.4) 5283 (47.4)
 Urban 6209 (89.7) 994 (91.8) 1041 (97.0) 471 (89.8) 10014 (89.9)
U.S. Hospital Region (%)
 Northeast 1610 (23.5) 293 (27.4) 250 (23.5) 123 (22.4) 2314 (20.9)
 Midwest 1118 (16.0) 180 (16.3) 76 (7.1) 82 (14.9) 2387 (21.2)
 South 2614 (37.0) 527 (47.3) 313 (28.6) 146 (26.2) 3969 (34.8)
 West 1677 (23.5) 103 (9.1) 449 (40.9) 197 (36.6) 2634 (23.1)
  1. Other race refers to subjects with Asian, Pacific islander, Native American, or another race
  2. y years
  3. aRace/ethnicity was unknown for 1546 individuals not included in this table
  4. bData presented as unweighted n (weighted %) or mean (s.d.)
  5. Weighted % in columns add to 100 %