QuickStats: Annual Rate of Visits per Person to Physician Offices, by Patient Age Group --- United States, 2003
During 2003, an estimated 906 million visits were made to physician offices in the United States, approximately 3.2 visits per person overall. Infants aged <1 year and adults aged >65 years were the most frequent visitors, with approximately 6.6 visits per person in each of those age groups.
SOURCE: Hing E, Cherry DK, Woodwell DA. National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2003 summary. Advance data from vital and health statistics; no. 365. Hyattsville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, National Center for Health Statistics; 2005.
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