T13_2_1_1_2b

2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 13_2_1.1_2b
Emergency department visits triaged as immediate or emergent at which patients waited to see a physician for 1 hour or more, per 10,000 population, by ethnicity, United States, 2008-2009
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 16.61.616.71.615.81.720.12.316.03.1
Age0-1714.02.214.62.313.12.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
18-4420.02.420.12.419.12.622.63.619.54.0
45-6417.02.116.82.215.92.420.93.5DSUDSU
65 and over13.41.513.81.513.71.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderFemale17.61.815.83.916.52.021.82.817.91.9
Male15.51.616.23.615.01.918.22.515.41.6

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T13_2_1_1_2b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/13_timeliness/T13_2_1_1_2b.html