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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 217
Outpatient visits where the patient was seen for non-illness carea, by race, United States, 2001-2002
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   16.6 0.6 16.0 0.6 19.2 1.2 22.5 1.7 14.9 2.9 * * 36.9 5.1
Age 0-17 26.6 1.0 24.9 1.0 32.1 1.8 40.0 3.3 26.0 6.3 * * 51.0 5.3
18-44 21.5 1.2 21.3 1.3 24.2 2.3 21.3 2.7 * * * * * *
45-64 11.5 0.6 11.7 0.7 9.7 1.2 9.6 1.9 * * * * * *
65 and over 8.2 0.6 8.0 0.6 9.6 2.3 12.2 3.2 * * * * * *
Gender Female 18.6 0.8 18.0 0.8 21.1 1.5 23.5 2.1 20.2 4.7 * * 36.6 6.7
Male 13.6 0.6 13.0 0.6 16.0 1.2 21.3 2.4 * * * * 37.3 9.2
Payment source Private 18.6 0.8 18.2 0.8 18.8 1.6 25.0 2.2 18.7 3.9 * * 42.7 6.2
Medicare 8.0 0.7 7.7 0.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Medicaid 25.5 1.3 24.1 1.5 30.9 1.9 21.5 4.1 * * 16.6 9.2 40.3 7.6
Uninsured 14.5 1.6 14.1 1.7 17.2 2.0 14.4 4.0 * * * * * *
Unknown 13.3 1.3 13.0 1.3 12.4 2.2 19.4 5.0 * * * * * *
Location MSA 17.2 0.7 16.7 0.7 19.3 1.3 22.6 1.7 15.6 3.1 * * 38.6 5.4
Non-MSA 12.6 1.2 12.2 1.2 18.3 3.9 * * * * * * * *

a Total percent is the percent of total NAMCS/NHAMCS outpatient department visits for non-illness care.

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

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

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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