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Table 147a: Race - Outpatient visits where patient was seen before in clinic or practice, by race, United States, 1999-2000a

  Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 85.6 0.4 85.7 0.4 85.7 0.9 85.1 1.7 77.1 3.7
                     
Age                    
    0-17 85.5 0.8 85.4 0.8 86.5 1.7 86.4 2.9 70.2 8.4
    18-44 81.5 0.6 81.8 0.6 80.1 1.7 79.1 2.7 62.4 8.1
    45-64 86.1 0.5 85.8 0.5 88.5 1.1 86.4 1.9 87.9 4.5
    65 and over 90.4 0.4 90.3 0.4 90.1 1.0 91.6 1.8 95.4 2.2
                     
Gender                    
    Male 86.7 0.4 86.6 0.4 87.1 0.9 86.3 1.8 82.2 4.1
    Female 84.1 0.5 84.3 0.5 83.6 1.3 83.3 2.1 72.2 5.2
                     
Payment source                    
    Private 85.4 0.4 85.5 0.4 84.2 1.2 85.7 2.2 79.5 5.2
    Medicare 91.6 0.4 91.7 0.4 90.5 1.0 91.7 2.5 87.2 6.0
    Medicaid 88.3 0.7 87.3 0.7 91.2 1.1 90.8 2.7 64.1 9.6
    Uninsured 80.4 1.2 80.7 1.3 83.0 2.2 66.5 4.9 * *
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 84.8 0.4 84.8 0.4 85.0 0.9 85.0 1.8 75.8 4.6
    Rural (Non-MSA) 89.4 0.9 89.3 1.0 90.6 1.8 90.9 2.2 80.6 5.7

aThe NAMCS/NHAMCS question is "Has patient been seen in this clinic before?" or "Have you or anyone in your practice/department seen patient before?" 1) Yes, established patient; 2) No, new patient.

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

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