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Emergency Room Visits (Los Angeles County, 2011-2012)

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

  • 24.1% of African Americans in Los Angeles County visited the emergency room at least once in the past year, the highest rate of any racial or ethnic group.
     
  • 19.2% of Latinos in Los Angeles County visited the emergency room at least once in the past year.
     
  • 11.7% of Asians in Los Angeles County 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, Los Angeles County, 2011-2012

24.1

19.2

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11.7

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16.7

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

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