TABLE 2

Visits Recorded in the NAMCS and the NHAMCS Between 2005 and 2007

Unweighted Visits, nWeighted Visits, n (%)
Total55 189486.344 million (100)
Site
    Ambulatorya29 785400.546 million (82.4)
    Emergency departmentb25 40485.799 million (17.6)
Age
    Adolescent (15–19 y)17 130160.776 million (33.1)
    Young adult (20–29 y)38 059325.568 million (66.9)
Gender
    Female35 956322.755 million (66.4)
    Male19 233163.588 million (33.6)
Race
    White39 087387.719 million (79.7)
    Black13 05574.796 million (15.4)
    Otherc304723.830 million (4.9)
Ethnicity
    Hispanicd10 14070.222 million (14.4)
Region
    Northeast14 68394.695 million (19.5)
    Midwest12 962115.270 million (23.7)
    South17 220185.105 million (38.1)
    West10 32491.276 million (18.7)
Insurance
    Private20 359269.926 million (56.7)
    Public18 634108.748 million (22.9)
    Uninsured10 11054.849 million (11.5)
    Othere477642.543 million (8.9)
  • a Ambulatory data are from the NAMCS and the outpatient portion of the NHAMCS.

  • b Emergency department data are from the NHAMCS.

  • c Includes Asian, Native Hawaiian, American Indian, Alaskan Native, and more than 1 race.

  • d Hispanic ethnicity, any race.

  • e Includes worker's compensation, other forms of payment, and unknown source of expected payment.