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updated: 8/9/2013 12:44 AM

Poll Vault: Last time you went to the emergency room?

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  • Sports injuries are a common reason for an emergency room visit.

      Sports injuries are a common reason for an emergency room visit.
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If the recent trend holds, 20 percent of adults in the U.S. will visit an emergency room this year.

For adults, the most common reason for a trip to the ER is injury, but for children it's illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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When's the last time you were in an emergency room? Were you hurt or sick? Or were you there with a family member?

How long was the wait? Did you end up being admitted to the hospital?

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