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Adults Who Report Having Had a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year

This indicator shows the percentage of adults who report having visited a physician for a routinue checkup in the past year.

Adults Who Report Having Had a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year

67.3
66.4
Comparison: U.S. Value 

66.4

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Technical Note: The regional value is compared to the national value; national data are derived from the PRC National Health Survey.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Access to comprehensive, quality health care services is important for the achievement of health equity and for increasing the quality of a healthy life for everyone.
It impacts: overall physical, social, and mental health status; prevention of disease and disability; detection and treatment of health conditions; quality of life; preventable death; and life expectancy. Regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they start. They also can help find problems early, when your chances for treatment and cure are better.

Adults Who Report Having Had a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year : Time Series

2002: 68.6 2008: 60.8 2011: 66.4

percent

Adults With a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year, by Age Group

18-39: 53.8 40-64: 71.6 65+: 86.5 Overall: 66.4

percent

Adults With a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year, by Gender

Female: 74.1 Male: 58.6 Overall: 66.4

percent

Adults With a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year, by Income

Low Income: 62.0 Mid/High Income: 66.1 Overall: 66.4

percent

Adults With a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year, by Race/Ethnicity

Black, non-Hispanic: 80.1 Hispanic: 67.1 White, non-Hispanic: 64.0 Overall: 66.4

percent

Adults With a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 62.9 Southeast Omaha: 59.9 Northwest Omaha: 68.8 Southwest Omaha: 71.7 Western Douglas County: 72.5 Overall: 66.4

percent

Adults Who Report Having Had a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year

Comparison: Prior Value 

66.4

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Access to comprehensive, quality health care services is important for the achievement of health equity and for increasing the quality of a healthy life for everyone.
It impacts: overall physical, social, and mental health status; prevention of disease and disability; detection and treatment of health conditions; quality of life; preventable death; and life expectancy. Regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they start. They also can help find problems early, when your chances for treatment and cure are better.

Adults Who Report Having Had a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year : Time Series

2002: 68.6 2008: 60.8 2011: 66.4

percent

Adults With a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year, by Age Group

18-39: 53.8 40-64: 71.6 65+: 86.5 Overall: 66.4

percent

Adults With a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year, by Gender

Female: 74.1 Male: 58.6 Overall: 66.4

percent

Adults With a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year, by Income

Low Income: 62.0 Mid/High Income: 66.1 Overall: 66.4

percent

Adults With a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year, by Race/Ethnicity

Black, non-Hispanic: 80.1 Hispanic: 67.1 White, non-Hispanic: 64.0 Overall: 66.4

percent

Adults With a Routine Checkup Within The Past Year, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 62.9 Southeast Omaha: 59.9 Northwest Omaha: 68.8 Southwest Omaha: 71.7 Western Douglas County: 72.5 Overall: 66.4

percent