Emergency Department Visits and Proximity to Patients’ Residences, 2009-2010
Provides data on how often patients go to the emergency department (ED) closest to their home. Includes comparisons for patients living inside metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) and outside MSAs, with data on whether patients visited the closest ED by patient age, hospital visit volume, and ED wait times.
Amy M. Brown, Sandra L. Decker, Frederic W. Selck
National Center for Health Statistics
Emergency department and urgent care services · Hospitals · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data