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Overview of Children in the Emergency Department 2010

Categories: Children,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb157.pdf

Presents information on why children are taken to emergency departments with demographic characteristics and information about payer for treat-and-release ED visits. Among the findings: that the proportion of ED visits was inversely proportional to wealth.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality