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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of CBOC, VAMC and Crossover Patients

From: Utilization and expenditures of veterans obtaining primary care in community clinics and VA medical centers: an observational cohort study

  VAMC Patients CBOC Patients Crossover Patients
Age 60.4 (14.3) 64.0 (13.0) 60.0 (14.2)
Male (%) 94.6 96.4 92.3
Married (%) 54.1 67.8 58.9
Not Married (%) 43.7 31.7 39.8
Unknown Marital (%) 2.2 1.5 1.3
Caucasian (%) 51.3 48.0 60.2
Non-Caucasian (%) 17.3 6.8 12.1
Unknown Race (%) 31.4 45.2 27.7
Service Connection (%) 15.9 (28.0) 11.5 (23.6) 21.6 (30.9)
DCG score, 1999 0.61 (1.00) 0.34 (0.64) 0.62 (0.98)
Means test status (%)    
   No means test required 36.7 30.4 46.4
   Above means test 15.9 27.0 22.2
   Below means test 44.7 41.8 39.9
   Not applicable 2.7 0.8 1.5
Differential Distance 5.7 (33.0) 44.5 (35.6) 34.8 (37.1)
Home to VAMC Distance 27.5 (31.0) 60.7 (37.7) 51.8 (39.0)
   Sample Size 26,176 23,894 11,074