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United States National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey 2012

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2012 - 12/2012
Data type
Survey:
  • Emergency
  • Nationally representative
  • Outpatient
Summary 

The United States National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS) is based on outpatient visits to physicians and hospital emergency rooms and is designed to collect data on the use of ambulatory care services. Conducted in all fifty states and the District of Columbia, it is a national sample of non-institutional general and short-stay hospitals, excluding federal, military and VA hospitals.

Keywords 
Adverse effects of medical treatments, Alcohol use, Ambulances, Antenatal care, Asthma, Back pain, Biopsy, Blood glucose, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Bone mineral density, Breathing difficulty, Burns, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Causes of morbidity, Cerebrovascular diseases, Child health care, Cholesterol, Cholesterol tests, Chronic kidney diseases, Chronic respiratory diseases, Clinical breast exams, Colonoscopy, Cough, Counseling, Dermatitis, Diabetes, Diagnosis, Digestive diseases, Digital rectal examinations, Electrocardiograms, Emergency care, Endocrine disorders, Ethnicity, Eye examinations, Falls, Fever, Foreign bodies, General surgery, Glucose tests, Gynecology, Headache, Health care personnel, Health care services, Health education, Health facilities, Health insurance, Heart failure, Height, Hemoglobin, Home care, Hypertension, ICD-9, Illicit drug use, Immune system disorders, Infectious diseases, Injuries, Intentional injuries, Interpersonal violence, Ischemic heart disease, Length of stay, Medical equipment, Medical tests, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Metabolic disorders, Mortality, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neurological conditions, Nurses, Nursing homes, Obesity, Orthopedic devices, Osteoporosis, Outpatient facilities, Pain, Pap smears, Pediatrics, Physical examinations, Physical therapy, Physicians, Poisonings, Pregnancy complications, Prescriptions, Preventive interventions, Race, Radiation therapy, Rheumatoid arthritis, Road traffic injuries, Screening mammography, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Sore throat, Suffocation, Symptoms, Ultrasound, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, Urinary diseases, Urine tests, Vomiting, Weight, X-rays, Drownings, Unintentional firearm injuries, Animal injuries, Contact with venomous animals and plants, Exposure to forces of nature, Self-inflicted injuries, Firearms
Citation
Suggested citation 
National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, SRA International, Inc., United States Census Bureau. United States National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey 2012. Hyattsville, United States: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.