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Why ChiPACC – National Data

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NATIONAL DATA 2005 (From ChiPACC Webinar Power Points)
DEMOGRAPHICS USA 2005
POPULATION USA: 296 Million
Adult Deaths

  • 2.5 Million
  • 36% died under hospice care

Child Deaths

  • 53,526 children 0 -19 years
  • 2.2% died under hospice care

Children Diagnosed with Life-threatening Condition

  • 1.2 Million

CAUSES OF CHILD DEATH

  • Accidents
  • Assault
  • Malignancy
  • Suicide
  • Congenital malformations, deformations
  • Chromosomal anomalies
  • Heart disease
  • Cerebrovascular diseases

Causes of Death Ages 1 through 19
All Children 1 – 19

  • Accidents
  • Assault
  • Malignancy
  • Suicide
  • Congenital malformations, deformations
  • Chromosomal anomalies
  • Heart disease
  • Cerebrovascular diseases

Causes of Death All Children 1 – 19 with CCC

  • Malignancy 48%
  • Neuromuscular 23%
  • Cardiovascular 17%

CAUSES OF DEATH INFANTS

  • Congenital Malformations 19.5%
  • Short gestation/LBW 16.5%
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 7.4%
  • Maternal complications 6.3%
  • Complication of placenta, cord, or membranes 4%
  • Accidents/unintentional 4%

Causes of death infants with Complex Chronic Condition (CCC)

  • Cardiovascular 32%
  • Congenital/genetic 26%
  • Respiratory 17%
  • Neuromuscular 14%

NEED FOR ADDITIONAL SUPPORT

  • Children with chronic illness and complex health care needs are living longer and require creative approaches to delivery of care coordination and PP/HC (HHS)
  • 10.2 Million Children (13.9% of US children ages 0-17) have special health care needs. This number is increasing slightly every year. (HHS)
  • CHI and ChiPACC are addressing this urgent need!

 

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