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2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.
Emergency department visits triaged as urgent at which patients waited to see a physician for 1 hour or more, per 10,000 population, by race,a United States, 2008-2009
| || ||Total||White||Black|
|65 and over||26.2||1.9||24.9||2.0||36.2||5.0|
a. Race data were missing for 12.4 percent of visits triaged immediate or emergent. Missing race data were singly imputed.
Key: SE: standard error.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.
Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T13_2_1_2_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports.
October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/13_timeliness/T13_2_1_2_2a.html