Rate of ED visits per 1,000 persons, gender, female, Treat-and-release ED visits, 392.3; ED visits resulting in admission, 84.3; Total ED visits, 476.5*. Rate of ED visits per 1,000 persons, gender, male, Treat-and-release ED visits, 303.4; ED visits resulting in admission, 74.2; Total ED visits, 377.6. Rate of ED visits per 1,000 persons, age group, 18 through 44 years, Treat-and-release ED visits, 409.4; ED visits resulting in admission, 34.9; Total ED visits, 444.3. Rate of ED visits per 1,000 persons, age group, 45 through 64 years, Treat-and-release ED visits, 274.7; ED visits resulting in admission, 70.0; Total ED visits, 344.8. Rate of ED visits per 1,000 persons, age group, 65 plus years, Treat-and-release ED visits, 322.0; ED visits resulting in admission, 228.0; Total ED visits, 550.0. *Note: Overall ED visit rate

Figure 1Rates of ED visits in the U.S., by gender and age

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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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