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Table 153a: Race - Outpatient visits where physician spent more than 30 minutes with patient, 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 18.5 0.8 18.4 0.8 19.6 1.6 15.9 2.8 17.5 3.5
                     
Age                    
    0-17 12.3 1.1 12.1 1.1 14.3 2.1 9.6 2.4 * *
    18-44 20.0 1.0 19.9 1.0 21.3 2.2 17.3 3.1 * *
    45-64 21.6 0.9 21.7 0.9 22.7 2.1 16.4 3.5 * *
    65 and over 18.2 0.9 18.1 0.9 19.6 2.1 19.6 5.3 * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 18.2 0.8 18.3 0.8 18.9 1.8 14.5 3.4 20.1 4.3
    Female 18.7 0.8 18.6 0.8 20.1 1.8 16.9 3.0 * *
                     
Payment source                    
    Private 18.0 0.9 17.9 0.9 19.6 1.7 15.3 2.7 15.1 4.3
    Medicare 18.2 0.9 18.2 0.9 19.7 2.1 14.1 2.9 * *
    Medicaid 16.1 1.3 15.0 1.1 19.4 3.2 * * * *
    Uninsured 27.0 1.9 27.9 2.1 22.0 3.2 21.5 4.3 * *
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 19.2 0.9 19.2 0.9 20.7 1.6 16.0 2.9 19.8 4.6
    Rural (Non-MSA) 14.8 1.7 15.0 1.8 * * * * * *

aThe NAMCS/NHAMCS question is "Time spent with physician in minutes?" Recoded to 30 or more minutes or less than 30 minutes.

*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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