Monday, October 01, 2012

Doctor Visits Decline

Americans are going to the doctor much less frequently as they try to control their out-of-pocket health care spending. The number of times people aged 18 to 64 visited a medical provider in the past 12 months fell from an average of 4.8 visits in 2001 to 3.9 visits in 2010.

Source: Census Bureau, Health Status, Health Insurance, and Medical Services Utilization: 2010

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