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People who usually use public transportation to get to provider
People with provider who has office hours nights or weekends4
People with difficulty getting appointments on short notice4
People with difficulty contacting provider over the telephone4
Adults without problems getting referral to a specialist in past year
People not very satisfied with professional staff at provider's office4
People who usually wait >30 minutes before seeing provider4
Emergent/urgent emergency department visits with wait >=1 hour
Semi-urgent/non-urgent emergency department visits with wait >=1 hour5
Emergency department visits in which the patient left without being seen5
Key to Quality of Health Care Tables : Selected population and comparison population have about the same access to health care
: Selected population has better access than the comparison population
: Selected population has worse access than the comparison population
: Data are collected but do not meet criteria for statistical reliability
 Compared with persons with family incomes 400% of federal poverty thresholds or above.
 Compared with persons with any college education.
 Compared with person under 65 with any private health insurance.
 Source: MEPS, 1999. This source did not collect information on Asians and NHOPIs separately but in aggregate as Asian or Pacific Islander. This source did not collect information for >1 race.
 Source: MEPS, 2000. This source did not collect information on Asians and NHOPIs separately but in aggregate as Asian or Pacific Islander. This source did not collect information for >1 race.
 Source: NHAMCS-ED, 2000. This source did not collect information on Asians and NHOPIs separately. This source did not collect information for >1 race or about income or education. Missing rates preclude analysis by ethnicity. Insurance contrast compares uninsured with persons with any private insurance including all ages.