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Disparities Data Details AHS-3 by Geographic Location for 2015

Disparities Details by Geographic Location for 2015
AHS-3 : Persons with a usual primary care provider (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 76.3 (2007)
2020 Target: 83.9
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), AHRQ
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Geographic Location for AHS-3

AHS-3 Increase the proportion of persons with a usual primary care provider

Persons with a usual primary care provider (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 76.3 (2007)
2020 Target: 83.9
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Geographic Location 2015 Disparity
Non-metropolitan 80.5
CI 78.0/83.0
SE 1.289
x 1.000
Best rate
Metropolitan 75.7
CI 74.7/76.7
SE 0.497
x 1.064
CI
1.000/ 1.095

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by Geographic Location — 2015
  • The better group rate for this objective, 80.5%, was attained by persons living in a non-metropolitan area.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 75.7%, was attained by persons living in a metropolitan area.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.8 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Geographic Location — 2015

Persons living in a non-metropolitan area achieved the better group rate for this objective, 80.5%.

The better group rate was <1.1 times the rate among persons living in a metropolitan area.

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