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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Emergency department visits where the patient was seen by an intern/resident only.

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 24-3.

Table

226 Emergency department visits where the patient was seen by an intern/resident only, United States, 2001–2002, by

  • Race

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS)—Emergency Departments.

Denominator

Number of visits to hospital emergency departments.

Numerator

Number of visits to hospital emergency departments where the patient was seen by an intern/resident only.

Comments

The NHAMCS ED question is "Providers seen this visit" with response "Resident/intern."

 

 

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