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Having an Accessible Primary Care Provider, by Age Group, Family Income, and Insurance Status, 2002
Bar chart shows percent of adults with a usual source of care who provides preventive care, care for new and ongoing health problems, and referrals, and who is easy to get to:
- Elderly adults
- Total: 69%
- 65+ years: 82%
- 400%+ of poverty: 84%
- <200% of poverty: 80%
- Nonelderly adults
- 19-64 years: 66%
- 400%+ of poverty: 74%
- <200% of poverty: 53%
- Insured all year: 74%
- Uninsured part year: 54%
- Uninsured all year: 38%
Data: B. Mahato, Columbia University analysis of 2002 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.
Source: Commonwealth Fund State Scorecard on Health System Performance, 2007
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