This is a stacked bar chart showing the distribution of stays by payer in percent by median community-level income All Stays Medicare, 40% Medicaid, 20% Private Insurance, 32% Uninsured, 5% Other, 3% Low Income (ZIP Codes with a median household income between $1 and $38,999 in 2011) Medicare, 41% Medicaid, 28% Private Insurance, 22% Uninsured, 7% Other, 3% Higher Income Medicare, 40% Medicaid, 16% Private Insurance, 36% Uninsured, 5% Other, 3% Note: Excludes a small number of stays with missing payer or income. Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2011

Figure 4Distribution of primary payers for all hospital stays, stays for patients in low-income communities, and stays for patients in all other communities, 2011

* Low-income communities are ZIP Codes with a median household income between $1 and $38,999 in 2011.

Note: Excludes a small number of stays with missing payer or income.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2011

From: Overview of Hospital Stays in the United States, 2011

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