This measure shows the percent of people who did not have trouble finding a doctor in the past year. The measure can be broken down by age and coverage type, and is now available from 2011 through 2016.
This measure captures the percent of persons who reported that their provider did accept their insurance type in the past year. The measure is available for 2011-2016 and can be broken down by age and coverage type as well.
Available for years 2011-2016, this measure counts the percent of people who had a usual source of medical care other than the emergency department (i.e., doctor’s office, clinic, health center, etc.) in the past year. Breakdowns by age and coverage type are also available.
This measure indicates the percent of adults who reported having a general doctor or provider visit in the past year. This measure can be broken down by age coverage type, and is available for all states from 2011 through 2016.
This measure, indicates the rates of individuals who reported a visit to the emergency department during the past twelve months for any reason and can be broken down by age and coverage type. Estimates are available from 2011-2016.
This measure denotes the rate of individuals who reported spending the night in a hospital at least once over the past year and can be broken down by age and coverage type. The measure is available from 2011-2016 for all states.
The State Health Compare estimates for public health funding come from Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and all other measures regarding adults who made changes to medical drugs, had no trouble finding a doctor, are told that their provider accepts their insurance, had a usual source of medical care, had a general doctor or provider visit, had an emergency department visit, or spent the night in a hospital over the past year come from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a part of the Health Policy and Management Division of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.