Gender and Emergency Department Visits


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$76.3 Billion Total Cost for Emergency Department Visits in 2017
  • 55% of ED Visits Were Female
    • Cost of $42.6 Billion
  • 45% of ED Visits Were Male
    • Cost of $33.7 Billion
Source: AHRQ, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Statistical Brief #268, Costs of Emergency Department Visits in the United States, 2017. https://hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb268-ED-Costs-2017.jsp

HCUP Data Partners can be found at: www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/partners.jsp.

Internet Citation: Gender and Emergency Department Visits Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). July 2021. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/infographics/sb268Infographic-gender-ED-visits.jsp.
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