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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 234
Outpatient visits where patient was seen before in hospital clinic or office-based practice,a by race, United States, 2003-2004
        Single race    
    Total White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN Multiple races
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 88.2 0.3 88.2 0.4 88.3 0.7 88.1 1.4 87.1 2.7 89.2 2.3 90.5 2.4
Age 0-17 88.5 0.7 88.6 0.7 87.8 1.4 89.1 2.3 80.8 7.4 83.9 7.1 90.7 3.7
18-44 84.7 0.6 84.7 0.6 85.2 1.2 82.4 2.8 83.4 6.3 84.5 4.3 88.9 4.2
45-64 87.9 0.5 87.7 0.5 88.7 1.1 87.0 2.6 93.4 2.2 96.6 1.9 91.3 5.6
65 and over 92.3 0.4 92.0 0.4 93.6 0.9 95.1 1.2 95.2 3.7 93.2 3.2 91.1 7.1
Gender Female 88.7 0.4 88.7 0.4 89.1 0.8 88.6 1.6 82.7 4.5 89.1 2.3 88.4 3.2
Male 87.4 0.5 87.4 0.5 86.9 0.9 87.4 2.4 93.8 3.1 89.4 4.4 93.5 3.0
Payment source Private 87.3 0.4 87.3 0.4 86.9 1.0 86.6 1.5 83.1 4.2 89.9 3.6 90.1 2.9
Medicare 92.1 0.4 91.9 0.4 92.4 1.0 94.9 1.4 99.6 0.2 92.8 3.7 93.4 6.5
Medicaid 89.9 0.7 89.4 0.8 91.1 0.8 92.9 1.9 93.9 4.0 85.4 5.1 92.0 4.1
Uninsured 82.0 1.1 83.2 1.1 77.8 2.6 72.0 8.5 80.5 8.2 * * 94.8 4.8
Residence location MSA 87.7 0.4 87.7 0.4 87.6 0.7 88.3 1.4 86.7 2.8 89.3 2.7 90.4 2.6
Non-MSA 91.2 0.8 90.9 0.7 94.1 1.4 75.5 8.3 * * 89.0 3.5 * *

a Total percent is the percent of total NAMCS/NHAMCS outpatient department visits where the patient was seen before in hospital clinic or office-based practice.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; 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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