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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

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National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS)

The National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) is a national survey designed to meet the need for objective, reliable information about the provision and use of ambulatory medical care services in the United States. Findings are based on a sample of visits to non-federal employed office-based physicians who are primarily engaged in direct patient care.

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Publisher
Bureau Code
009:20 - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Modified Date
2016-04-05
Release Date
2013-06-15
Identifier
9e365513-8d63-4e61-a577-8598ae3c4a1c
Temporal Coverage
Monday, January 1, 1973 - 00:00
License
Author
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Data Dictionary
Additional Info: 
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Agency Program URL

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/ahcd.htm

Collection Frequency

Annually

Collection Instrument

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/ahcd/ahcd_questionnaires.htm

Date Released

2012-05-01 00:00:00

Date Updated

2013-02-01 00:00:00

Group Name

National Health Care Surveys

License Agreement Required

0

Subject Area 1

Health Care Providers

Subject Area 2

Population Statistics

Subject Area 3

Treatments

Technical Documentation

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/ahcd/ahcd_questionnaires.htm

Unit of Analysis

Physician-patient encounter or visit

author_id

http://healthdata.gov/id/agency/cdc

hd2-workflow-id

30792