Key clinical point: Contacts with health care professionals have increased among adults since 2012.
Major finding: In 2017-2018, 82.1% of adults had seen or talked to a health care professional in the past year, compared with 79.3% in 2012-2013.
Study details: The analysis was based on data from the National Health Interview Survey.
Disclosures: None reported. Both investigators are CDC employees.
Martinez ME, Clarke TC. MMWR. 2019 Dec 6;68(48):1124.