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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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People in fair or poor health who have a specific source of ongoing care.

Measure Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).

Tables

184 People in fair or poor health who have a specific source of ongoing care, United States, 2003, by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Family income

Data Source

CDC, NCHS, National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).

Denominator

Number of persons who reported fair or poor health.

Numerator

Number of persons who reported fair or poor health and having a specific source of primary care.

Comments

Data are age-adjusted to the 2000 standard population. Age-adjusted percents are weighted sums of age-specific percents. For a discussion of age adjustment, see Part A, Section 5 of Tracking Healthy People 2010.

A specific source of primary care includes urgent care/walk-in clinic, doctor's office, clinic, health center facility, hospital outpatient clinic, HMO/PPO, military or other Veterans Administration health care, some other place. A hospital emergency room is not included as a specific source of primary care.

 

 

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