Source: eMarketer, November 2022 - May 2023
Note: ages 18+; adults who visit retail clinics in-person at least once during the calendar year; examples include CVS MinuteClinic, Walgreens Healthcare Clinic, Kroger's The Little Clinic, Walmart Care Clinic, etc.
Additional Note: Retail clinics are defined as outpatient facilities usually located in retail businesses, such as grocery stores and pharmacies, that offer a variety of patient services and procedures, and whose capabilities are usually slightly less advanced than urgent care clinics. Retail clinics accept unscheduled, walk-in patients. Their services usually include treatment for minor ailments such as sore throat, ear infections, and colds; preventative services such as flu shots and vaccinations; and screening for various conditions. Includes services for walk-in flu shots and vaccinations at pharmacies. Excludes people who only visit on behalf of someone else.
Methodology: Estimates are based on various elements related to the outpatient services sector of the healthcare industry; including analysis of survey data from research firms and regulatory agencies; consumer healthcare indicators; historical trends; company-specific data; and demographic and socioeconomic factors.