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Hospital Utilization (in non-Federal short-stay hospitals)



Data are for the U.S.

Persons with overnight stays

  • Percent of persons with overnight hospital stays: 7.3%

Source: Summary Health Statistics Tables for the U.S. Population: National Health Interview Survey, 2016, Table P-10c [PDF – 144 KB]

Outpatient department visits

  • Number of outpatient department visits: 125.7 million
  • Outpatient visits per 100 persons: 41.0

Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2011 Outpatient Department Summary Tables, table 1 [PDF – 330 KB]

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