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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Having an Accessible Primary Care Provider, by Age Group, Family Income, and Insurance Status, 2002

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Bar chart shows percent of adults with a usual source of care who provides preventive care, care for new and ongoing health problems, and referrals, and who is easy to get to:

  • Elderly adults
    • Total: 69%
    • 65+ years: 82%
    • 400%+ of poverty: 84%
    • <200% of poverty: 80%
  • Nonelderly adults
    • 19-64 years: 66%
    • 400%+ of poverty: 74%
    • <200% of poverty: 53%
    • Insured all year: 74%
    • Uninsured part year: 54%
    • Uninsured all year: 38%

Data: B. Mahato, Columbia University analysis of 2002 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.
Source: Commonwealth Fund State Scorecard on Health System Performance, 2007

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