T13_2_1_2_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_1.2_2b
Emergency department visits triaged as urgent 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 30.71.430.21.428.81.435.22.633.62.6
Age0-1728.92.128.32.228.02.030.74.631.43.5
18-4432.91.832.11.831.11.735.33.137.23.4
45-6432.01.731.81.729.41.939.43.633.33.8
65 and over26.21.926.12.024.92.136.25.126.83.7
GenderFemale31.91.631.31.629.91.636.43.035.32.9
Male29.21.528.91.427.61.433.62.731.33.0

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_2_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_2_2b.html