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Number of family members who saw doctor /health professional at office, emergency room, other place, past 2 weeks

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For persons in families in which any family member had an office visit, or saw a health professional at a doctor's office, clinic, emergency room or other place in the past 2 weeks, FAMDRVIS2WNO reports the number of family members with visits. Interviewers instructed respondents not to include times during an overnight hospital stay or visits for dental care.

Respondents were instructed to include visits to all types of doctors, such as dermatologists, psychiatrists, ophthalmologists, and general practitioners as well as care from other health professionals such as nurses, physical therapists, and chiropractors. However, respondents were instructed not to include dental care.


There are minor changes in the question for FAMDRVIS2WNO. For 2000 and 2001, babies born during interview week were excluded. For 2000 forward, respondents were instructed to exclude times during an overnight hospital stay.


  • 1997-2013; 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018: All persons.


  • 1997-2018