Silver Book Fact

Half of U.S. adults receive recommended preventative care

Based on patients’ reports, about 50% of U.S. adults receive all recommended clinical screening tests and preventative care, according to U.S. national guidelines.

Schoen, Cathy, Karen Davis, Sabrina How, and Stephen Schoenbaum. U.S. Health System Performance: A national scorecard. Health Affairs. 2006; 25(6): 457-475. http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/25/6/w457

Reference

Title
U.S. Health System Performance: A national scorecard
Publication
Health Affairs
Publication Date
2006
Authors
Schoen, Cathy, Karen Davis, Sabrina How, and Stephen Schoenbaum
Volume & Issue
Volume 25, Issue 6
Pages
457-475
URL
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