Urgent Care Center and Retail Health Clinic Utilization Among Adults: United States, 2019

NCHS released a new report today that examines urgent care center and retail health clinic visits among adults in the past 12 months by sex and selected characteristics.

Key Findings:

  • In 2019, 32.3% of women and 26.0% of men had one or more visits to an urgent care center or retail health clinic in the past 12 months.
  • Urgent care center or retail health clinic utilization decreased as age increased for both men and women.
  • Among both men and women, non-Hispanic white adults were more likely to have one or more urgent care center or retail health clinic visits than Hispanic, non-Hispanic black, or non-Hispanic Asian adults.
  • Urgent care center or retail health clinic utilization increased with increasing education level.

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