BOYS VISIT EMERGENCY ROOM MORE THAN GIRLS; WHITES VISIT MORE THAN BLACKS

FIGURE 3.5

Urgent and nonurgent emergency room visits for children under age15, United States, 1995.

SOURCE: NCHS (1997b, pp. 4, 6). Data are from the 1995 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Emergency Department Summary.

TABLE 3.2 Urgent and Nonurgent Emergency Room Visits for Children Under Age 15, United States 1995

 

Urgent Visits

 

Nonurgent Visits

Group

Number (in thousands)

Percent

Number (in thousands)

Percent

Gender

Male

4,861

57.2

7,531

53.0

Female

3,638

42.8

6,679

47.0

Race

White

6,547

79.9

9,976

72.9

Black

1,644

20.1

3,710

27.1

 

SOURCE: NCHS (1997b, pp. 4, 6). Data are from the 1995 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, Emergency Department Summary.



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