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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2003

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Table 121c: Income - Adults whose providers always show respect for what they had to say, by family income,a United States, 2000

  Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 58.6 0.6 60.2 1.9 58.9 1.3 58.1 1.0 58.5 1.1
Age                    
18-44 55.0 0.8 55.3 2.8 54.2 2.1 55.2 1.2 55.0 1.3
45-64 59.7 1.1 62.0 3.7 56.9 2.7 58.7 1.6 60.4 1.6
65 and over 65.9 1.4 68.0 3.5 67.5 2.4 65.8 2.5 63.8 2.4
Gender                    
Male 58.5 0.8 61.5 3.6 56.6 2.4 56.8 1.6 59.6 1.2
Female 58.7 0.8 59.7 2.3 60.1 1.7 59.0 1.2 57.6 1.5
Race                    
White 58.3 0.7 59.3 2.3 57.6 1.5 58.0 1.2 58.5 1.1
Black 64.2 1.6 66.2 3.1 69.2 2.6 61.0 2.8 62.2 3.6
Asian or Pacific Islander 51.2 4.3 * * * * * * 51.8 6.9
American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity                    
Non-Hispanic 58.8 0.7 60.6 2.0 59.0 1.5 58.5 1.0 58.6 1.1
White 58.4 0.7 59.5 2.5 57.3 1.6 58.4 1.2 58.5 1.1
Black 64.3 1.6 66.5 3.1 69.1 2.7 61.1 2.8 62.3 3.7
Hispanic 56.5 1.7 57.7 3.9 58.2 3.2 53.8 3.1 57.4 3.0
Educationb (persons age 18 and over)                    
Less than high school graduate 59.5 1.3 61.6 2.7 59.9 2.2 59.1 2.2 56.8 3.1
High school graduate 58.1 1.1 59.5 2.9 59.3 2.4 56.9 1.8 58.3 1.9
At least some college 58.5 0.9 57.8 3.8 57.7 2.5 58.6 1.4 58.7 1.2
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
Any private 57.3 0.8 56.8 3.4 54.6 2.3 57.3 1.1 57.9 1.2
Public only 57.0 2.9 59.6 3.1 59.4 4.1 46.6 8.1 * *
Uninsured 53.2 2.0 54.1 4.0 51.7 4.1 53.6 4.2 53.7 4.6
Age 65 and over                    
Medicare only 66.8 2.2 * * 70.6 3.5 64.7 4.1 63.6 5.0
Medicare and private 65.7 1.9 66.5 5.8 65.9 3.7 67.4 3.1 64.2 2.7
Medicare and other public 65.1 3.7 * * 68.0 5.7 * * * *
Residence location                    
MSA 57.6 0.7 58.6 2.0 57.3 1.5 57.8 1.2 57.5 1.2
Non-MSA 62.6 1.5 65.8 3.2 63.9 3.2 59.0 2.0 64.3 2.3

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: 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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