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Injury-Related Emergency Department Visits Among Adults Aged 18 and Older, by Area of Residence* and Sex, 2006

Injury-Related Emergency Department Visits Among Adults Aged 18 and Older, by Area of Residence and Sex, 2006
Injury Type Area of Residence Percent of Emergency Department Visits
Female Male

*A metropolitan statistical area (MSA) is defined as a core area containing a large population nucleus together with adjacent communities having a high degree of economic and social integration with that core. All counties within a metropolitan statistical area are classified as metropolitan. Counties not within a metropolitan statistical area are considered non-metropolitan.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey 2006. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

Unintentional Injury Total 18.7 25.1
MSA 18.4 250.
Non-MSA 20.6 26.1
Intentional Injury Total 1.7 3.0
MSA 1.8 3.2
Non-MSA 1.1 2.0

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