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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2003

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Table 125a: Race - Adults whose providers always spent enough time with them, by race, United States, 2000

  Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 45.6 0.7 45.1 0.7 51.2 1.6 40.1 4.2 * *
Age                    
18-44 41.5 0.7 40.8 0.9 48.4 2.1 33.4 5.0 * *
45-64 47.9 1.2 47.3 1.2 53.3 2.9 * * * *
65 and over 51.8 1.3 51.5 1.4 57.9 4.0 * * * *
Gender                    
Male 46.4 0.9 46.2 1.0 50.1 2.9 * * * *
Female 45.0 0.8 44.2 0.8 51.8 1.9 39.5 5.1 * *
Family incomea                    
Negative or poor 46.4 1.9 44.7 2.2 52.5 3.4 * * * *
Near poor/low 47.1 1.3 46.2 1.5 53.9 2.9 * * * *
Middle 44.7 1.0 44.4 1.2 49.3 2.9 * * * *
High 45.4 1.0 45.2 0.9 50.0 3.4 39.7 6.8 * *
Educationb (persons age 18 and over)                    
Less than high school graduate 48.5 1.5 47.7 1.6 54.8 3.2 * * * *
High school graduate 47.0 1.0 46.0 1.1 54.2 2.2 * * * *
At least some college 43.4 0.9 43.6 1.0 45.6 2.3 36.2 5.2 * *
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
Any private 43.9 0.8 43.6 0.8 48.9 2.0 40.0 5.4 * *
Public only 49.4 2.9 47.7 3.3 57.1 3.6 * * * *
Uninsured 40.8 2.2 39.3 2.5 45.9 5.9 * * * *
Age 65 and over                    
Medicare only 51.8 2.3 51.8 2.5 * * * * * *
Medicare and private 52.4 1.6 51.3 1.7 * * * * * *
Medicare and other public 49.1 3.4 50.9 4.0 * * * * * *
Residence location                    
MSA 44.7 0.7 44.2 0.8 50.1 1.6 39.3 4.3 * *
Non-MSA 49.3 1.5 48.6 1.7 57.8 4.5 * * * *

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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