QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Two or More Visits to an Emergency Department† in the Previous 12 Months, by Home Ownership§ and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey,¶ United States, 2015
Weekly / July 15, 2016 / 65(27);700
* With 95% confidence intervals indicated with error bars.
† Based on a response to the following question on sample adult questionnaire: “During the past 12 months, how many times have you gone to a hospital emergency room about your own health? (This includes emergency room visits that resulted in a hospital admission.)”
§ Defined by family respondent’s answer to the following question on family core questionnaire: “Is this house/apartment owned or being bought, rented, or occupied by some other arrangement by [you/or someone in your family]?”
¶ Estimates are based on household interviews of a sample of the noninstitutionalized U.S. civilian population and are derived from the National Health Interview Survey family core and sample adult components.
Source: National Health Interview Survey, 2015 data. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm.
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Suggested citation for this article: QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Two or More Visits to an Emergency Department† in the Previous 12 Months, by Home Ownership§ and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey,¶ United States, 2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:700. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6527a5.
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