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Table 148a: Race - Outpatient visits where patient was seen by patient's primary care provider, 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 47.0 1.1 46.1 1.1 52.0 2.6 56.1 4.9 30.9 4.9
                     
Age                    
    0-17 65.8 1.6 65.1 1.6 68.7 3.4 73.4 3.7 * *
    18-44 38.8 1.3 38.6 1.3 37.8 2.8 47.7 6.2 * *
    45-64 43.5 1.3 42.2 1.3 50.8 2.7 55.6 5.9 * *
    65 and over 45.8 1.5 44.8 1.6 55.2 3.3 52.1 7.9 * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 48.4 1.2 47.4 1.2 52.7 2.7 60.4 5.4 29.0 6.3
    Female 46.1 1.2 45.1 1.2 51.5 2.8 53.2 4.8 32.8 6.9
                     
Payment source                    
    Private 49.0 1.2 48.3 1.2 52.2 2.5 57.3 5.1 28.2 6.4
    Medicare 45.8 1.6 45.0 1.7 53.6 3.4 49.2 11.2 * *
    Medicaid 56.2 2.1 54.3 2.0 56.7 4.8 75.0 7.2 * *
    Uninsured 31.7 2.2 29.9 2.3 43.1 4.9 34.2 5.9 * *
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 43.8 1.2 42.5 1.2 49.1 2.2 56.2 5.0 29.4 6.4
    Rural (Non-MSA) 62.3 2.9 61.7 2.8 71.9 7.3 49.9 9.2 * *

aThe NAMCS/NHAMCS question is "Are you the patient's primary care physician?" 1) Yes.

*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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