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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2003

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Table 121a: Race - Adults whose providers always show respect for what they had to say, by race, United States, 2000

  Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 58.6 0.6 58.3 0.7 64.2 1.6 51.2 4.3 * *
Age                    
18-44 55.0 0.8 54.1 0.8 63.4 2.1 46.5 5.2 * *
45-64 59.7 1.1 59.5 1.3 63.5 2.4 * * * *
65 and over 65.9 1.4 65.9 1.4 69.0 4.3 * * * *
Gender                    
Male 58.5 0.8 58.3 0.9 63.2 2.7 * * * *
Female 58.7 0.8 58.3 0.9 64.8 1.8 49.1 5.8 * *
Family incomea                    
Negative or poor 60.2 1.9 59.3 2.3 66.2 3.1 * * * *
Near poor/low 58.9 1.3 57.6 1.5 69.2 2.6 * * * *
Middle 58.1 1.0 58.0 1.2 61.0 2.8 * * * *
High 58.5 1.1 58.5 1.1 62.2 3.6 51.8 6.9 * *
Educationb (persons age 18 and over)                    
Less than high school graduate 59.5 1.3 58.1 1.4 69.1 3.4 * * * *
High school graduate 58.1 1.1 57.1 1.2 66.4 2.4 * * * *
At least some college 58.5 0.9 59.0 0.9 58.5 2.4 49.4 5.9 * *
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
Any private 57.3 0.8 57.0 0.9 62.6 1.9 52.0 5.1 * *
Public only 57.0 2.9 53.1 3.1 71.4 3.2 * * * *
Uninsured 53.2 2.0 52.8 2.3 55.5 5.7 * * * *
Age 65 and over                    
Medicare only 66.8 2.2 68.2 2.3 * * * * * *
Medicare and private 65.7 1.9 65.1 1.9 * * * * * *
Medicare and other public 65.1 3.7 63.4 4.3 * * * * * *
Residence location                    
MSA 57.6 0.7 57.3 0.8 62.9 1.6 50.6 4.3 * *
Non-MSA 62.6 1.5 62.0 1.6 72.5 3.9 * * * *

aNegative 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.

bLess 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.

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

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; 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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