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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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People who have a specific source of ongoing care.

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 1-4.


183 People who have a specific source of ongoing care, United States, 2003, by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Family income

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).


U.S. civilian population.


Number of persons who reported having a specific source of primary care.


Data 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 Part A, Section 5 of Tracking Healthy People 2010.

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, some other place. A hospital emergency room is not included as a specific source of primary care.



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