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United States National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey 2014

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2014 - 12/2014
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.

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 2014. Hyattsville, United States: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.