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Table 2 Descriptives for the main ED visit-related outcomes with hypertension diagnosis

From: Emergency Department and Inpatient Healthcare utilization due to Hypertension

  2009 2010 2012
Hypertension visits (hypertension as the primary diagnosis)
 All Hypertension ED visits with hypertension as primary diagnosis weighted n (% of total ED visits)) 920,984 (0.71) 972,631 (0.75) 1,041,223 (0.77)
 Total ED charges ($) 1,997,899,801 2,269,712,249 2,859,937,626
 All Hypertension ED visits (not admitted to the same hospital) with hypertension as primary diagnosis 681,136 725,960 798,826
 Total ED charges ($) 1,618,467,684 1,836,308,560 2,359,979,640
 All Hypertension inpatient admissions with hypertension as primary diagnosis for those with ED visits 239,847 243,071 242,397
 Total inpatient charges ($) 5,770,718,820 6,295,295,829 7,051,813,524
 Duration of hospital stay, in days 4.13 (0.05) 4.02 (0.05) 3.98 (0.05)
 Total charges for ED and inpatient services ($) 6,624,334,293 7,092,082,567 7,941,168,117
Hypertension-related visits (hypertension as the primary or secondary diagnosis)
 All Hypertension inpatient admissions with hypertension in any position for those with ED visits 10,257,840 10,504,104 10,333,391
 Total inpatient charges ($) 307,283,855,040 328,431,819,768 360,997,014,585
 Duration of hospital stay, in days mean (SE) 4.93 (0.04) 4.81 (0.03) 4.72 (0.04)
 Total charges for ED and inpatient services ($) 340,703,897,760 364,460,896,488 406,133,266,473
  1. SE standard error