Bar chart of Rate per 100,000 population, by rurality: Urban areas; 896. Rural areas; 1,425. Rate per 100,000 population, by region: West; 744. South; 1,131.
Midwest; 1,158. Northeast; 809.

Figure 2Rate of first-listed headache diagnosis ED visits per 100,000 population, by hospital region and rurality, 2008

Note: Urban areas include large and small metropolitan; rural areas include micropolitan and not metropolitan or micropolitan.

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

From: Headaches in U.S. Hospitals and Emergency Departments, 2008

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