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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2003

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Table 122a: Race - Adults with one or more indicators of poor communication at their last visit, by race, United States, 2001

  Total White Black or African American Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                         
Total 19.1 0.7 17.4 0.9 23.5 1.8 26.8 2.9 * * 44.5 9.9
                         
Age                        
18-44 21.86 1.08 19.88 1.31 25.04 2.48 24.32 3.6 * * * *
45-64 17.0 1.3 16.0 1.5 18.8 3.1 34.2 6.4 * * * *
65 and over 14.2 1.6 12.6 1.8 26.7 5.5 * * * * * *
                         
Gender                        
Male 18.69 1.19 16.87 1.4 22.39 3.24 25.89 4.39 * * * *
Female 19.45 0.93 17.7 1.09 24.17 2.18 27.49 4 * * * *
                         
Family income                        
< 100% of poverty level 30.7 2.7 27.8 3.4 29.5 4.4 51.3 13.5 * * * *
100-199% of poverty level 25.09 1.95 25.62 2.48 23.47 3.6 30.18 8.54 * * * *
200-399% of poverty level 17.28 1.38 15.5 1.58 22.57 3.69 35.65 6.7 * * * *
>400% of poverty level 13.2 1.2 12.3 1.4 17.4 4.5 12.6 3.5 * * * *
                         
Education                        
Less than high school graduate 30.2 2.3 27.0 2.9 29.9 4.4 * * * * * *
High school graduate 18.1 1.4 16.1 1.6 24.3 3.2 32.3 8.5 * * * *
At least some college 16.99 0.92 15.95 1.08 20.13 2.59 21.61 2.88 * * * *
                         
Residence location                        
Urban 20.4 1.2 17.7 1.5 23.9 2.3 34.0 5.2 * * * *
Suburban 17.7 1.1 16.4 1.2 22.7 3.4 22.9 3.5 * * * *
Rural 20.5 1.8 19.0 1.9 23.9 5.0 * * * * * *

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

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: Standard error

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

Source: Commonwealth Fund Health Care Quality Survey.

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