Most Common Cause of Injuries Treated in Emergency Departments


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2017

Of 26.5 Million Injury-Related Emergency Related Visits, Falls were the most common cause of injury = 8.6 Million

Source: AHRQ, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Statistical Brief #266, Overview of Emergency Department Visits Related to Injuries, by Cause of Injury, 2017. https://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb266-Injuries-Causes-ED-Visits-2017.jsp

Internet Citation: Most Common Cause of Injuries Treated in Emergency Departments Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). March 2021. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/infographics/injurytreated.jsp.
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