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Objective To determine the demographics and seasonal and geographic variation of epistaxis in the United States. Study Design Retrospective cohort analysis based on data from Medicare claims. Setting Emergency department visits. Our cohort included patients with an incident diagnosis of epistaxis during a visit to the emergency department, excluding those with a diagnosis in the prior 12 months.

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Objective To determine the demographics and seasonal and geographic variation of epistaxis in the United States. Study Design Retrospective cohort analysis based on data from Medicare claims. Setting Emergency department visits. Our cohort included patients with an incident diagnosis of epistaxis during a visit to the emergency department, excluding those with a diagnosis in the prior 12 months. Demographics included age, sex, race, and ethnicity.

We compared the rate of emergency department visits for epistaxis by geographic division and individual states. Our results showed an increase in the emergency department visits for epistaxis with age.

Men were 1. Blacks were 1. The seasonal variation was more pronounced in the northern versus southern United States. Conclusion Emergency department visits for epistaxis increase with age and appear to be seasonal, with a more pronounced variation in the northern versus southern United States.

N2 - Objective To determine the demographics and seasonal and geographic variation of epistaxis in the United States. AB - Objective To determine the demographics and seasonal and geographic variation of epistaxis in the United States. Abstract Objective To determine the demographics and seasonal and geographic variation of epistaxis in the United States.

Hospital Emergency Service. Confidence Intervals. African Continental Ancestry Group. European Continental Ancestry Group. Cohort Studies. Retrospective Studies. Keywords aging anterior epistaxis emergency department epistaxis Medicare.

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Epidemiologic and Outcome Analysis of Epistaxis in a Tertiary Care Center Emergency Department

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