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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of children age 3-6 whose vision was checked by a doctor or other health provider

Measure Source

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

Table

1.75a Percent of children age 3-6 whose vision was checked by a doctor or other health provider, United States, 2001 and 2002.

Data Source

AHRQ, MEPS.

Denominator

Children age 3-6. Nonresponses, as well as "Don't know" responses, were excluded.

Numerator

Children age 3-6 whose vision had ever been checked by a doctor or other health provider.

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