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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 202
Outpatient visits per 100 populationa, by race, United States, 2001-2002
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total   344 9.0 366 10.5 272 14.3 269 24.3 764 137.8 89 15.3 68 13.4
Age 0-17 272 10.3 294 12.0 194 15.8 328 45.2 * * 40 9.7 98 25.0
18-44 246 8.1 261 9.2 207 12.1 174 14.6 555 107.1 77 17.0 19 5.3
45-64 403 12.0 416 13.4 377 24.0 275 29.9 1134 211.2 131 29.9 * *
65 and over 707 24.9 718 26.7 663 97.8 626 98.3 2311 598.0 328 91.6 * *
Gender Female 399 11.0 426 12.8 324 18.6 279 26.9 789 136.2 93 18.8 74 14.3
Male 287 8.0 304 9.2 212 11.5 257 24.1 740 163.4 85 16.7 62 16.7
Locationb MSA 369 10.6 DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA
Non-MSA 244 26.9 DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA

a Estimates of the civilian noninstitutionalized population used in calculating visit rates by age, sex, race, and geographic region are from special tabulations developed by the Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau, using the July 1, 2001 and July 1, 2002 set of State population estimates, and reflect Census 2000 data.

b Estimates are preliminary figures based on Census 2000 data and were obtained through the Office of Research and Methodology and Division of Health Interview Statistics, NCHS. They are based on U.S. Census Bureau estimates of the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States as of July 1, 2001 and July 1, 2002.

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

DNA: Data are not analyzed.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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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