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Table 150a: Race - Outpatient visits with counseling or education about diet and nutrition, 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 14.4 0.6 13.7 0.6 18.0 1.7 20.9 3.0 * *
                     
Age                    
    0-17 15.8 1.1 15.1 1.1 18.7 2.9 17.3 3.5 * *
    18-44 12.2 0.6 11.9 0.7 13.9 1.4 13.5 2.4 * *
    45-64 15.7 0.8 14.3 0.7 22.6 2.3 28.7 4.6 * *
    65 and over 14.8 1.1 14.1 1.0 17.4 2.9 26.8 7.1 * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 14.0 0.6 13.6 0.6 15.1 1.6 19.8 3.3 * *
    Female 14.7 0.7 13.8 0.6 19.9 1.9 21.7 3.8 * *
                     
Payment source                    
    Private 14.4 0.6 13.8 0.6 18.2 1.7 19.8 2.4 * *
    Medicare 15.2 1.2 14.7 1.2 19.0 2.8 20.8 6.0 * *
    Medicaid 17.3 1.4 15.6 1.2 18.9 2.7 * * * *
    Uninsured 10.5 1.1 9.5 1.1 15.4 2.9 15.1 4.0 * *
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 14.1 0.7 13.3 0.6 17.3 1.4 21.1 3.1 * *
    Rural (Non-MSA) 15.9 1.5 15.3 1.1 * * * * * *

aThe NAMCS/NHAMCS question is "Therapeutic and Preventive Services Ordered or Provided at this visit" Counseling/Education: (2) Diet/nutrition

*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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