Presentation to Emergency Departments for Acute Rhinosinusitis: Disparities in Symptoms by Race and Insurance Status.

OBJECTIVE Medicaid and self-pay insurance statuses and race are associated with emergency department (ED) presentation for uncomplicated acute rhinosinusitis (ARS). We investigated whether ARS symptomatology could explain this disproportionate ED use. STUDY DESIGN 2006-2010 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys. SETTING EDs in the United… (More)