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Emergency Room Visits (California, 2011-2012)

Percentage of California's population visiting the emergency room during the past 12 months, by race/ethnicity, 2011-2012.

  • 25.7% of African Americans in California visited the emergency room at least once in the past year, the highest rate of any racial or ethnic group.
     
  • 18.0% of Latinos in California visited the emergency room at least once in the past year.
     
  • 22.6% of Native Americans and Alaska Natives in California visited the emergency room at least once in the past year.
     
  • 11.7% of Asians in California visited the emergency room at least once in the past year.

 

African American

Latino

Native American/ Alaska Native

Asian

Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander

White

Percentage Visiting the Emergency Room in the Past 12 Months, California, 2011-2012

25.7

18.0

22.6

11.7

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18.3

Definition: Dashes indicate that the prevalence estimate was statistically unstable or unavailable.

Source: 
California Health Interview Survey, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research