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Reasons for Emergency Room Use Among U.S. Children: National Health Interview Survey, 2012

Emergency rooms (ERs) are intended to provide care for acute and life-threatening medical conditions for people of all ages, but use is highest among older adults and young children. In 2012, 18% of children aged 0–17 years visited the ER at least once in the past year. Rising health care costs make it important to Read More >

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