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QuickStats: Percentage* of All Visits by Patients Aged ≥65 Years to Office-Based Physicians† Made by Patients with Hypertension,§ by Sex and Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)¶ — National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, United States, 2012–2015
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  • Alternative Title:
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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    During 2012-2015, patients aged ≥65 years with hypertension documented in the medical record accounted for 54% of all office-based physician visits made by patients aged ≥65 years, with a higher percentage of visits in non-MSAs (59%) than MSAs (53%). Among women, the percentage of visits was also higher in non-MSAs than in MSAs (59% versus 53%). The difference among men was not statistically significant.

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    29023433
  • Pubmed Central ID:
    PMC5657936
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