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Title:
   Preventive Health Care Utilization by Adult Residents of MSAs and non-MSAs: Differences by Race/Ethnicity, 2009
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 383
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   August 31, 2012
Description:
   In 2009, non-MSA adult residents were less likely than MSA adult residents to utilize the preventive health services examined. Non-MSA residents were less likely to see a doctor for a routine check-up in the past year, have a cholesterol screening in the past five years, and visit the dentist in the past year.
Author(s):
   Julia Caldwell, MPH and Jim Kirby, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Preventive Care
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st383/stat383.pdf (192 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st383/stat383.shtml
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