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Figure 1 | BMC Health Services Research

Figure 1

From: Comparisons of medical utilizations and categorical diagnoses of emergency visits between the elderly with catastrophic illness certificates and those without

Figure 1

The distribution of ED visits in various months for the two compared subgroups. (A) A seasonal effect can be seen in the non-catastrophic illness subgroup, as compared with the catastrophic illness subgroup visiting EDs, for which no seasonal effect was observed. (B) A higher proportion of ED visits was noted for the catastrophic illness subgroup as compared with the prevalence.

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