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Title:
   Getting Routine Care, U.S. Adult Noninstitutionalized Population, 2007
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 284
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   June 11, 2010
Description:
   In 2007, almost two-thirds (65.5 percent) of adults reported making an appointment with a health care professional for a routine care visit in the last 12 months. Adults who were 65 and older made routine health care appointments at a higher rate than those who were 18-44 (80.9 percent versus 55.9 percent). Of those adults who reported making appointments, 42.5 percent reported that they always got an appointment as soon as they wanted it.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Access to Health Care
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st284/stat284.pdf (150 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st284/stat284.shtml
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