Determinants of emergency department use: are race and ethnicity important?

@article{Baker1996DeterminantsOE,
  title={Determinants of emergency department use: are race and ethnicity important?},
  author={David W. Baker and Carl D. Stevens and Robert H. Brook},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={677-82}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine whether race/ethnicity is an important determinant of emergency department use. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional survey in a public ED to determine self-reported ED visits over the preceding 3 months. The study group comprised consecutive ambulatory patients (N = 1,049) with nonemergency medical problems. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING