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Table 149a: Race - Outpatient visits where patient was seen for non-illness care, 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 17.3 0.6 16.8 0.6 18.7 1.0 24.8 4.0 7.7 2.3
                     
Age                    
    0-17 25.1 0.9 24.4 0.9 29.5 2.0 24.2 3.3 * *
    18-44 22.2 1.0 21.8 1.0 23.3 2.0 29.6 4.0 * *
    45-64 12.6 0.8 12.5 0.7 9.2 1.1 * * * *
    65 and over 9.9 0.6 9.6 0.6 9.9 1.4 * * * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 13.6 0.6 13.0 0.6 15.8 1.3 21.4 4.3 * *
    Female 19.9 0.7 19.4 0.7 20.5 1.2 27.0 4.1 * *
                     
Payment source                    
    Private 19.0 0.7 18.7 0.7 19.1 1.2 27.4 3.1 * *
    Medicare 9.7 0.7 9.5 0.7 9.5 1.3 * * * *
    Medicaid 23.8 1.3 23.2 1.3 25.7 2.6 * * * *
    Uninsured 17.3 1.5 17.0 1.7 16.5 2.5 28.3 7.4 * *
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 17.5 0.6 16.9 0.6 18.8 1.0 24.8 4.1 * *
    Rural (Non-MSA) 16.4 1.4 16.3 1.4 17.8 2.2 * * * *

aThe NAMCS/NHAMCS question is "Major reason for this visit?" (5) Non-illness care (e.g., routine, prenatal, general exam, well baby).

*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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