California SCDC Data, 2005: Map and Figures

The SCDC program monitors and reports on the health of people with sickle cell disease (SCD) over time. The map and figures below represent 2005 data on number of patients, hospitalizations, and emergency department (ED) visits for SCD in California (CA). Click below each map or figure to download data.

The patients included in these data met at least one of the following criteria:

  • Born in 2005 and reported by the state newborn screening program with a confirmed diagnosis of SCD
  • Received care at one of the state’s hemoglobinopathy specialty treatment centers during 2004-2008 and had a laboratory-confirmed diagnosis of SCD. The specialty treatment centers were:
    • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
    • University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland
  • Three or more healthcare visits (outpatient, hospital admission, ED visit) with an SCD ICD-9-CM code between January 1, 2004-December 31, 2008
Key Terms
  • Age: the patient’s age on December 31, 2005
  • Hospital admissions: direct hospital admissions and hospital admissions that originated in the ED
  • 30-day hospital readmissions: hospital or ED admission within 30 days of discharge from the initial hospital admission
  • ED visits: ED visits that resulted in a release after treatment
  • 30-day ED readmissions: hospital or ED admission within 30 days of discharge from the initial ED visit

Demographics

Map 1: Number of patients by county of residence
Number of patients by county of residence, CA, 2005 - details below

California SCDC Data – 2005, Total SCD Patients, by county
County Total Number of patients
Los Angeles 1985
Alameda 536
San Bernardino 425
Sacramento 329
San Diego 297
Riverside 284
Contra Costa 274
Solano 164
San Francisco 140
San Joaquin 131
Orange 122
Fresno 102
Kern 51-100
Santa Clara 51-100
Stanislaus 21-50
Ventura 21-50
San Mateo 21-50
Monterey 21-50
Merced 21-50
Tulare 21-50
Sonoma 12-20
Yolo 12-20
Shasta 12-20
SLO 1-11
Santa Barbara 1-11
Kings 1-11
Marin 1-11
Madera 1-11
Placer 1-11
Butte 1-11
Siskiyou 1-11
El Dorado 1-11
Napa 1-11
Nevada 1-11
Santa Cruz 1-11
Glenn 1-11
Humboldt 1-11
Tehama 1-11
Yuba 1-11
Calaveras 1-11
Colusa 1-11
Del Norte 1-11
Imperial 1-11
Lake 1-11
San Benito 1-11
Trinity 1-11
All other counties 0
Figure 1: Age and sex
Age and sex, CA, 2005 - details below

California SCDC Data – 2005, Age and sex
Age group (in years) Male Female
<10 678 745
10-19 581 585
20-29 567 421
30-39 443 252
40-49 384 224
50-59 186 110
60+ 78 40

Hospital Utilization

Figure 2: Total number of hospital admissions
Total number of hospital admissions, CA, 2005 - details below

California SCDC Data – 2005, Total number of hospital admissions
Age group (in years) Patients, total Admissions, total
<10 1423 636
10-19 1166 1238
20-29 988 1920
30-39 695 1180
40-49 608 1073
50-59 296 423
60+ 118 149
Figure 3: Average number of hospital admissions
Average number of hospital admissions, CA, 2005 - details below

California SCDC Data – 2005, Average number of hospital admissions
Age group (in years) Patients, total Admissions per patient, mean
<10 1423 0.45
10-19 1166 1.06
20-29 988 1.94
30-39 695 1.70
40-49 608 1.76
50-59 296 1.43
60+ 118 1.26
Figure 4: Total number of days in the hospital
Total number of days in the hospital, CA, 2005 - details below

California SCDC Data – 2005, Total number of days in the hospital
Age group (in years) Patients, total Hospital days, total
<10 1423 2495
10-19 1166 6225
20-29 988 12326
30-39 695 7535
40-49 608 6136
50-59 296 2572
60+ 118 1025
Figure 5: Average number of days in the hospital
Average number of days in the hospital, CA, 2005 - details below

California SCDC Data – 2005, Average number of days in the hospital
Age group (in years) Patients, total Total hospital days per patient, mean
<10 1423 1.75
10-19 1166 5.34
20-29 988 12.48
30-39 695 10.84
40-49 608 10.09
50-59 296 8.69
60+ 118 8.69
Figure 6: Average length of stay in the hospital
Average length of stay in the hospital, CA, 2005 - details below

California SCDC Data – 2005, Average length of stay in the hospital
Age group (in years) Admissions, total Length of stay per admission, mean
<10 636 3.92
10-19 1238 5.03
20-29 1920 6.42
30-39 1180 6.39
40-49 1073 5.72
50-59 423 6.08
60+ 149 6.88
Figure 7: 30-day hospital readmissions
30-day hospital readmissions, CA, 2005 - details below

Georgia SCDC Data – 2005, 30-day hospital readmissions
Age group (in years) 30-day hospital readmission No readmission
<10 22% 78%
10-19 38% 62%
20-29 47% 53%
30-39 47% 53%
40-49 45% 55%
50-59 34% 66%
60+ 24% 76%
Figure 8: Hospital admissions that initiated in the ED
Hospital admissions that initiated in the ED, CA, 2005 - details below

California SCDC Data – 2005, Hospital admissions that initiated in the ED
Age group (in years) Admissions that initiated in the ED Direct hospital admission
<10 47% 53%
10-19 45% 55%
20-29 77% 23%
30-39 73% 27%
40-49 75% 25%
50-59 68% 32%
60+ 66% 34%
Figure 9: Payer of hospital admissions
Payer of hospital admissions, CA, 2005 - details below

Payer of hospital admissions, GA, 2005
Age group (in years) Medicaid Medicare Private insurance Self-pay Other
<10 59% 0% 17% o% 23%
10-19 55% 0% 18% 1% 26%
20-29 59% 15% 14% 4% 7%
30-39 55% 25% 13% 1% 6%
40-49 43% 32% 17% 3% 4%
50-59 35% 30% 28% 3% 3%
60+ 26% 64% 8% 1% 1%

ED Utilization

Figure 10: Total number of ED visits
Total number of ED visits, CA, 2005 - details below

California SCDC Data, 2005: Total number of ED visits
Age group (in years) Patients, total ED visits, total
<10 1423 672
10-19 1166 779
20-29 988 2701
30-39 695 1666
40-49 608 1912
50-59 296 637
60+ 118 148
Figure 11: Average number of ED visits
Average number of ED visits, CA, 2005 - details below

California SCDC Data – 2005, Average number of ED visits
Age group (in years) Patients, total ED visits per patient, mean
<10 1423 0.47
10-19 1166 0.67
20-29 988 2.73
30-39 695 2.40
40-49 608 3.14
50-59 296 2.15
60+ 118 1.25
Figure 12: 30-day ED readmissions
30-day ED readmissions, CA, 2005 - details below

California SCDC Data – 2005, 30-day ED readmissions
Age group (in years) 30-day ED readmission No readmission
<10 33% 67%
10-19 35% 65%
20-29 68% 32%
30-39 62% 38%
40-49 70% 30%
50-59 64% 36%
60+ 54% 46%
Figure 13: Payer of ED visits
Payer of ED visits, CA, 2005 - details below

California SCDC Data – 2005, Payer of ED visits
Age group (in years) Medicaid Medicare Private insurance Self-pay Other
<10 70% 0% 18% 2% 10%
10-19 60% 0% 22% 7% 11%
20-29 56% 9% 18% 9% 7%
30-39 54% 9% 22% 9% 5%
40-49 31% 32% 20% 10% 7%
50-59 50% 22% 15% 6% 7%
60+ 38% 44% 9% 7% 3%
Page last reviewed: April 30, 2019