Table T9_2_1_6-1

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 9_2_1_6.1
Physician office and hospital outpatient department visits per 100 population,a United States, 1999–2008
  2007–20082006–20072005–20062004–20052003–20042001–20022000–20011999–2000
Population groupNumberRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 129,900361.211.4353.510.4352.910.6353.710.1347.910.4344.09.0337.610.7320.210.8
Age0–1725,402279.013.9284.513.0283.415.0275.212.1265.912.7271.910.3258.611.1236.611.4
18–4439,522256.78.9251.29.5248.19.0247.29.5251.19.6245.68.1248.110.3242.69.9
45–6438,152406.913.8395.512.4404.312.9415.713.2409.514.2402.512.0399.813.7386.213.8
65 and over26,824744.430.7721.527.3718.228.8728.528.9707.528.8706.624.9687.525.5643.724.4
GenderMale52,230299.710.0296.28.7296.59.6298.89.3290.39.4286.58.0282.29.0268.29.2
Female77,670420.213.5408.512.8407.012.3406.211.9402.912.4398.811.0390.313.0369.813.0
RacebWhite only97,171370.015.3363.116.6370.512.0372.211.5363.812.0365.910.5DNADNADNADNA
Black only24,503359.525.2337.227.1301.016.9310.816.6308.715.6272.214.3DNADNADNADNA
Asian only4,642314.046.5318.653.7301.233.2271.127.4298.135.1268.524.3DNADNADNADNA
NHOPI661815.9198.1709.4150.6726.2204.1697.7191.5648.3151.6764.3137.8DNADNADNADNA
AI/AN only1,108251.338.4314.557.0180.026.8119.718.9101.918.789.315.3DNADNADNADNA
Multiple races1,81592.614.881.014.176.58.675.69.079.913.567.913.4DNADNADNADNA
LocationMSA115,999378.714.1362.712.3364.012.6363.712.5360.712.2368.810.6DNADNA323.611.0
Non-MSA13,901269.936.9306.341.7295.638.0299.834.5280.832.6244.326.9DNADNA293.737.7

a For consistency with previous years, visits to midlevel providers at community health centers were excluded. Population used for calculation is U.S. Census Bureau estimated civilian noninstitutionalized population on July 1 each year.

b Race data had missing values each year. The 2007–2008 race data were missing for 35.7%, and the reader is advised to interpret these data with caution. Missing data were imputed, and standard errors were inflated as described in "2007 NAMCS Microdata File Documentation," ftp://ftp.cdc.gov/pub/Health_Statistics/NCHS/Dataset_Documentation/NAMCS/doc07.pdf.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T9_2_1_6-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/9_facilitators_barriers/T9_2_1_6-1.html