This is a stacked bar chart showing the percentage for each expected primary payer by the discharge status of ED visits for patients with diabetes; All Discharges; Medicare, 53.7%; Medicaid, 15%; Private, 21.9%; Uninsured, 9.4%; Admitted to Hospital; Medicare, 64.7%; Medicaid, 12.6%; Private, 17.3%; Uninsured, 5.5%; Treated and Released; Medicare, 45.7%; Medicaid, 16.8%; Private, 25.3%; Uninsured, 12.3%; Diabetes-related ED visit means that diabetes mellitus appears as a diagnosis on the discharge record. p<0.05 (Chi-square comparing proportion of admitted versus treat-and-release visits) for all comparisons; Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS), 2010

Figure 1Percentage of diabetes-relateda emergency department (ED) visits for patients aged 18 years and older by expected primary payer, 2010

b p<0.05 (Chi-square comparing proportion of admitted versus treat-and-release visits)

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS), 2010

From: Emergency Department Visits for Adults with Diabetes, 2010

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