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Supplementary Table 6
Access to Physicians Among Persons Less Than Age 65


 
1997
1999
2001
Percent with a usual source of care  
Medicaid enrollees
92.9
90.4*
90.6#
Uninsured
68.6
66.0*
64.2#
Privately insured
91.5
89.7*
90.2#
 
 Percent with a regular physician1  
Medicaid enrollees
73.9
75.1
77.8#
Uninsured
66.2
65.6
63.5
Privately insured 81.6 80.6* 81.0
 
Percent who changed their usual source of care in previous year1  
Medicaid enrollees 16.7 15.4 16.5
Uninsured 12.0 11.6 10.8
Privately insured 13.4 13.0 12.3#
 
Percent with a physician visit  
Medicaid enrollees 83.9 83.9 83.3
Uninsured 51.5 51.5 46.6*#
Privately insured 79.2 80.5 80.6#

* Difference with previous round is statistically significant at p<.05.
# Difference with 1997 is statistically significant at p<.05.
1 Estimates restricted to persons with a usual source of care.
Source: HSC Community Tracking Study Physician Survey, 1996-97, 1998-99 and 2000-01.

 

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