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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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People with an office-based or outpatient department visit in the past year.

Measure Source

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends (CFACT), Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).

Tables

197 People with an office or outpatient visit, United States, 2002, by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Family income
  • Education

Data Source

AHRQ, MEPS.

Denominator

U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population.

Numerator

U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population who reported at least 1 office-based/outpatient department visit.

Comments

Office-based/outpatient department visits include:

  • Office-based visits (physician and nonphysician)
  • Outpatient department visits (physician and nonphysician)
  • Inpatient visits where the admission date was the same as the discharge date (i.e., "zero-night" stays)

 

 

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