Reasons for Choosing Retail Clinics Over Other Health Providers. %. Clinic hours were more convenient than another source of care. Location was more convenient than another source of care. Did not have to make an appointment for a retail clinic. Cost was lower than another source of care.
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Clinic hours were more convenient than another source of care
Location was more convenient than another source of care
Did not haveto make anappointmentfor a retail clinic
Cost waslower thananother source of care
Did not have a usual source
Notes: Categories are not mutually exclusive; respondents were able to select multiple categories.
Source: Center for Studying Health System Change 2007 Health Tracking Household Survey, April 2007–January 2008
Publication: H. T. Tu and G. R. Cohen, Checking Up on Retail-Based Health Clinics: Is the Boom Ending?,
The Commonwealth Fund, December 2008.