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TABLE 2

Evaluation of Acute COVID-19 Severity of Illness Classification Among Children 0–17 Years Old With SARS-CoV-2 Infection

CriterionSeverity of Illness Level
Overall (n = 82 798)Asymptomatic (n = 54 948)Mild (n = 22 303)Moderate (n = 3781)Severe (n = 1766)
COVID-19–related medication, n (%) 1309 (1.6) 281 (0.5) 300 (1.3) 308 (8.1) 892 (50.5) 
COVID-19 diagnosis code, n (%) 23 865 (28.8) 10 527 (19.2) 9474 (42.5) 2829 (74.8) 1648 (93.3) 
Outpatient visits, mean (SD) 1.7 (2.4) 1.5 (1.5) 1.5 (1.3) 2.8 (3.6) 5.7 (8.4) 
Hospitalization, n (%) 5240 (6.3) 1340 (2.4) 788 (3.5) 1506 (39.8) 1606 (90.9) 
Complex chronic condition, n (%) 8154 (9.8) 4544 (8.3) 2144 (9.6) 733 (19.4) 733 (41.5) 
CriterionSeverity of Illness Level
Overall (n = 82 798)Asymptomatic (n = 54 948)Mild (n = 22 303)Moderate (n = 3781)Severe (n = 1766)
COVID-19–related medication, n (%) 1309 (1.6) 281 (0.5) 300 (1.3) 308 (8.1) 892 (50.5) 
COVID-19 diagnosis code, n (%) 23 865 (28.8) 10 527 (19.2) 9474 (42.5) 2829 (74.8) 1648 (93.3) 
Outpatient visits, mean (SD) 1.7 (2.4) 1.5 (1.5) 1.5 (1.3) 2.8 (3.6) 5.7 (8.4) 
Hospitalization, n (%) 5240 (6.3) 1340 (2.4) 788 (3.5) 1506 (39.8) 1606 (90.9) 
Complex chronic condition, n (%) 8154 (9.8) 4544 (8.3) 2144 (9.6) 733 (19.4) 733 (41.5) 
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