Why this is important: Individuals with a usual source of care or a medical home are more likely to receive preventive health services. Having a usual source of care provides a consistent relationship with a healthcare provider, produces better health outcomes, and reduces costs.
Definition: Percent of adults who have one or more personal doctors or healthcare providers.
Data Source: Washington State Department of Health, Center for Health Statistics, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, supported in part by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cooperative Agreement U58/SO000047-1 through 4 (2011-2014), NU58/DP006066-1 through 4 (2015-2018). Calculations and presentation of data by Spokane Regional Health District, Data Center.