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Maternal & Child Health Data

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2023 Yearbook

Emergency Room Visits, 2018

Definition: Emergency room visits gives the percentage of children aged 0–5 who visited the emergency room 1 or more times due to an accident or injury in the past 12 months. The full population sample, pooled from 2017-2018 data, includes non-institutionalized children in the United States aged 0–17 and is weighted to be representative of that subgroup of the U.S. population.

Source: Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. 2017-2018 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) data query. Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health supported by Cooperative Agreement U59MC27866 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (HRSA MCHB).