For all persons, AMOPTVIS captures the total number of visits to ambulatory optometrists made during the year. Ambulatory care visits are those that involve medical provider and hospital outpatient combined visits.
Refer to the page for total number of ambulatory chiropractor provider visits (AMCHIVIS) to see a list of the available ambulatory medical visit variables.
AMOPTVIS is a 3-digit numeric variable.
ComparabilityThe comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.
- 1997-2016 : PERWEIGHT