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Why no usual source of care: Other reason


[ PRELIMINARY VARIABLE: Variable description may change once we confirm the universe and assess the comparability of this variable over time. ]

For persons eligible for the Access to Care supplement with no usual source of care, NOUSLYOTH indicates whether, in addition to the main reason they have no usual source of care (reported in WHYNOUSLPL), they also have no usual source of care because of some reason than the other reasons mentioned.

Other reasons mentioned include:


  • Doesn't need a doctor or hasn't had problems
  • No care available or too far away or not convenient
  • Uses different places for different needs (NOUSLYDIFF)
  • Previous doctor is not available or moved
  • Doctor is self, friend, or family member
  • Reasons related to time and transportation

NOUSLYOTH is collected as part of the Access to Care supplement, which gathers information on usual source of care for all family members, characteristics of usual source of care health providers, and barriers family members have faced in obtaining needed health care.

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  • 1999-2016



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