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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2003

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Table 108d: Education - Persons with provider who has office hours on nights or weekends, by education,a United States, 1999

  Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate At least some college
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 42.7 1.0 38.4 1.5 43.9 1.3 43.7 1.2
Age                
0-17 * * * * * * * *
18-44 49.4 1.2 47.3 2.2 49.7 1.7 50.0 1.6
45-64 41.7 1.2 36.8 2.6 44.2 1.8 41.6 1.5
65 and over 27.2 1.4 26.9 1.9 30.0 2.3 24.4 2.1
Gender                
Male 42.6 1.1 38.1 1.8 45.3 1.7 42.8 1.4
Female 42.7 1.0 38.7 1.8 42.8 1.4 44.5 1.3
Race                
White 42.6 1.1 37.6 1.5 44.8 1.5 43.2 1.4
Black 40.2 2.4 36.6 3.8 36.5 3.0 46.9 3.0
Asian or Pacific Islander 53.1 3.9 64.8 6.9 * * 50.7 4.6
American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity                
Non-Hispanic 42.3 1.0 36.9 1.7 43.6 1.4 43.5 1.3
White 42.4 1.1 35.9 1.8 44.6 1.5 43.1 1.4
Black 40.0 2.4 36.2 3.8 36.3 3.1 46.7 3.1
Hispanic 46.4 2.1 45.5 2.9 47.3 2.9 46.8 2.8
Family incomeb                
Negative or poor 37.5 1.9 34.9 2.5 39.0 3.3 40.6 4.0
Near poor/low 39.3 1.6 38.7 2.4 40.5 2.4 38.3 3.0
Middle 41.6 1.4 36.9 2.5 41.9 1.9 43.7 1.8
High 45.7 1.3 44.3 3.0 48.4 1.9 44.7 1.5
Insurance coverage                
Under age 65                
Any private 47.6 1.1 48.7 2.4 48.1 1.5 47.1 1.3
Public only 35.8 2.3 33.0 3.0 37.9 3.6 41.9 5.5
Uninsured 43.4 2.3 39.8 3.3 49.6 3.6 39.7 3.7
Age 65 and over                
Medicare only 30.1 2.3 34.6 4.0 24.3 3.7 31.5 4.2
Medicare and private 25.5 1.8 21.6 2.7 32.9 3.0 20.6 2.3
Medicare and other public 26.0 3.1 26.1 4.0 * * * *
Residence location                
MSA 45.3 1.1 42.2 1.6 47.5 1.5 45.1 1.3
Non-MSA 32.5 2.1 27.4 2.8 32.5 2.3 36.2 3.0

aPersons age 18 and over. Less than high school graduate refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

bNegative or poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

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