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Percent of persons who report that they have a usual source of medical care, by place of care
Healthy People 2010, measure 1-4.
3.1a Percent of persons who have a specific source of ongoing care, United States, 1999 and 2003.
3.1b Percent of persons with a hospital, emergency room, or clinic as source of ongoing care, United States, 1999 and 2003.
3.1c Percent of persons in fair or poor health who have a specific source of ongoing care, United States, 1999 and 2003.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).
Table 3.1a and 3.1b: U.S. population.
Table 3.1c: Persons with fair or poor health status.
Table 3.1a: Number of persons who report having a usual source of primary care.
Table 3.1b: Number of persons who report that their usual source of medical care is a hospital or outpatient clinic or emergency room.
Table 3.1c: Number of persons with fair to poor health status who report that they have a usual source of medical care.
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, or some other place. A hospital emergency room is not included as a specific source of primary care.
Percents 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 Tracking Healthy People 2010, Part A, section 5.