Table T9_2_1_7-2

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 9_2_1_7.2
Emergency department visits per 100 population,a by race,b United States, 2007–2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 40.41.536.71.775.84.917.52.399.729.034.310.2DSUDSU
Age0–1737.12.233.82.262.95.820.32.974.520.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
18–4444.51.839.92.187.05.715.11.8110.331.332.98.7DSUDSU
45–6433.11.329.01.571.55.315.22.8DSUDSU26.77.9DSUDSU
65 and over50.11.948.02.281.87.327.66.5DSUDSU39.911.7DSUDSU
GenderMale37.91.434.61.671.44.617.62.4DSUDSU31.49.3DSUDSU
Female42.91.638.71.979.75.417.42.3113.631.0DSUDSUDSUDSU

a Population used for rate calculation is U.S. Census Bureau estimated civilian noninstitutionalized population on July 1, 2007, and July 1, 2008.

b Race data have missing values each year that are imputed. See dataset documentation available at http://ftp.cdc.gov/pub/Health_Statistics/NCHS/Dataset_Documentation/NHAMCS for details.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

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

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T9_2_1_7-2: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/9_facilitators_barriers/T9_2_1_7-2.html