Percentage of ED visits, all ED visits; Chronic conditions, 6.7; acute conditions only, 44.7.; acute and chronic conditions, 48.6; Percentage of ED visits, treat and release ED visits; Chronic conditions, 7.1; acute conditions only, 53.5.; acute and chronic conditions, 39.4; Percentage of ED visits, all ED visits; Chronic conditions, 4.8; acute conditions only, 6.0.; acute and chronic conditions, 89.2.

Figure 4Percentage of ED visits in the U.S. for acute and/or chronic conditions

Source: AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Emergency Department Sample, 2008

From: Emergency Department Visits for Adults in Community Hospitals, 2008

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