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Emergency Department Visits in Rural and Non-Rural Community Hospitals, 2008

Description
Presents data on the use of EDs in rural areas from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS). The information focuses on patient and hospital characteristics of rural and non-rural emergency department visits in the United States in 2008.
Author(s)
Anika Hines, Taressa Fraze, Carol Stocks
Date
06/2011
Type
Document
Organization
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Tagged as
Emergency department and urgent care services · Hospitals · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data