U.S. emergency department wait time for treatment 2009, by urgency

Mean emergency department wait time for treatment in the U.S. in 2009, by urgency of patient care (in minutes)

U.S. emergency department wait time for treatment 2009, by urgency This statistic shows the mean emergency department wait time for treatment in the U.S. in 2009, by urgency of patient care. In that year, mean waiting time for immediate treatments in U.S. emergency departments was 28.9 minutes.
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Mean emergency department wait time for treatment in the U.S. in 2009, by urgency of patient care (in minutes)

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Urgency of patient careWait time in minutes
Immediate (2% of visits)28.9
Emergent (10% of visits)51.2
Urgent (41% of visits)63.3
Semi-urgent (35% of visits)58.7
Non-urgent (7% of visits)53.5
No triage (4% of visits)38.2
Urgency of patient careWait time in minutes
Immediate (2% of visits)28.9
Emergent (10% of visits)51.2
Urgent (41% of visits)63.3
Semi-urgent (35% of visits)58.7
Non-urgent (7% of visits)53.5
No triage (4% of visits)38.2
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This statistic shows the mean emergency department wait time for treatment in the U.S. in 2009, by urgency of patient care. In that year, mean waiting time for immediate treatments in U.S. emergency departments was 28.9 minutes.
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