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Access to Primary Care Providers

This data measures the percentage of Arizonans who report they do not have a primary care practitioner.

The term “primary care practitioner” encompasses a variety of professions, including family physicians, pediatricians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. On average, people who have access to and regularly consult a primary care practitioner report better health outcomes. 

A variety of factors may limit a person’s access to these professionals, including the inability to get time off to attend appointments, lack of health insurance coverage, alternative treatment methods related to culture or religion, and a shortage of professionals in the community.

Increasing access to primary care practitioners can improve health outcomes by supporting the early detection of disease, managing long-term or chronic conditions, and providing preventive care.

Access to Primary Care Practitioners data is updated annually and are available for the following localities:

  • Nation
  • States
  • Counties

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Health and Well-Being Data Profile

Download these consolidated reports to get a “snapshot in time” of the data we’ve collected on our shared priorities. These reports cover all 15 of Arizona’s counties as well as urban areas and demographic subgroups. Each profile features information and data visualizations that Arizonans can use to better understand and impact their communities.
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