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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 236
Outpatient visits where the patient was seen for non-illness care,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 16.1 0.6 15.8 0.6 17.3 1.1 18.4 2.5 * * * * 25.2 4.5
Age 0-17 24.1 1.1 23.4 1.2 26.1 1.8 31.7 5.1 * * * * 30.4 6.9
18-44 23.1 1.1 22.5 1.2 24.8 2.4 28.9 5.7 * * * * 32.3 7.7
45-64 11.4 0.7 11.7 0.7 9.6 1.3 11.0 1.9 * * * * * *
65 and over 7.2 0.6 7.5 0.6 6.2 1.1 * * * * * * * *
Gender Female 19.0 0.8 18.7 0.9 19.2 1.5 22.0 3.4 * * * * 29.5 6.3
Male 11.9 0.5 11.6 0.5 13.9 1.1 13.7 2.9 * * * * * *
Payment source Private 18.2 0.7 18.1 0.8 17.6 1.4 22.7 3.3 * * * * 25.4 6.9
Medicare 7.8 0.7 7.8 0.7 7.6 1.4 * * * * * * * *
Medicaid 22.7 1.5 22.2 1.7 24.7 2.3 15.7 3.8 * * * * 27.2 6.3
Uninsured 13.1 1.9 12.6 2.2 13.5 1.8 16.3 3.7 * * * * * *
Residence location MSA 16.4 0.6 16.0 0.7 17.6 1.2 18.5 2.5 * * * * 25.1 4.8
Non-MSA 14.3 1.5 14.2 1.7 14.3 3.7 * * * * * * * *

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: 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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