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Visits to physician offices, hospital outpatient departments, and hospital emergency departments, by age, sex, and race: United States

Data on visits to physician offices, hospital outpatient departments and hospital emergency departments by selected population characteristics. Please refer to the PDF or Excel version of this table in the HUS 2019 Data Finder (https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus/contents2019.htm) for critical information about measures, definitions, and changes over time. Note that the data file available here has more recent years of data than what is shown in the PDF or Excel version. Data for 2017 physician office visits are not available.

SOURCE: NCHS, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. For more information on the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, see the corresponding Appendix entries at https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus17_appendix.pdf.

Columns

NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
UNIT_NUMunit_numunit_numNumberNumeric code for levels of UNIT that may be used for easier coding or formatting of the UNIT variable.
STUB_NAME_NUMstub_name_numstub_name_numNumberNumeric code for levels of STUB_NAME that may be used for easier coding or formatting of the STUB_NAME variable.
STUB_NAMEstub_namestub_nameTextDescription of the population category pertaining to the estimate.
INDICATORindicatorindicatorTextMeasure being estimated.
UNITunitunitTextUnit of measurement of the estimate.
PANELpanelpanelTextSubmeasures of INDICATOR. Datasets may have multiple panels.
AGEageageTextAge group pertaining to the estimate.
SEseseNumberCalculated standard error of the estimate.
FLAGflagflagTextAdditional information pertaining to the estimate. See the footnotes in the source table (Excel) for more information.
AGE_NUMage_numage_numNumberNumeric code for levels of AGE that may be used for easier coding or formatting of the AGE variable.
ESTIMATEestimateestimateNumberCalculated estimate of the measure.
PANEL_NUMpanel_numpanel_numNumberNumeric code for levels of PANEL that may be used for easier coding or formatting of the PANEL variable.
STUB_LABELstub_labelstub_labelTextSpecific population subgroup pertaining to the estimate.
STUB_LABEL_NUMstub_label_numstub_label_numNumberNumeric code for levels of STUB_LABEL that may be used for easier coding or formatting of the STUB_LABEL variable.
YEARyearyearTextData year or range of data years pertaining to the estimate.
YEAR_NUMyear_numyear_numNumberNumeric code for levels of YEAR that may be used for easier coding or formatting of the YEAR variable.
 
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