Anemia or Iron Deficiency

Data are for the U.S.

Emergency department visits
  • Number of visits to emergency departments with anemia as the primary hospital discharge diagnosis: 188,000

Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2014 Emergency Department Summary Tables. Table 27 Cdc-pdf[PDF – 1.9 MB]

Mortality
  • Number of deaths: 5,349
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 1.7

Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2016, tables 6, 7 Cdc-pdf[PDF – 2 MB]

Page last reviewed: January 9, 2015