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Table 134a: Race - Adults who do not strongly agree that doctor understands their background and values, 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 40.5 0.9 40.0 1.1 41.0 2.1 51.4 3.2 * * 40.2 9.1
                         
Age                        
18-44 48.1 1.3 48.6 1.6 46.4 2.8 54.7 3.8 * * * *
45-64 36.5 1.6 35.8 1.9 38.8 3.9 48.3 6.7 * * * *
65 and over 22.5 2.0 22.2 2.2 20.9 5.1 * * * * * *
                         
Gender                        
Male 43.4 1.4 42.9 1.7 43.3 3.5 47.3 4.6 * * * *
Female 38.0 1.1 37.6 1.4 39.2 2.6 55.7 4.3 * * * *
                         
Family income                        
< 100% of poverty level 41.1 2.7 39.1 3.5 44.1 5.0 55.9 11.9 * * * *
100-199% of poverty level 43.0 2.1 41.8 2.7 40.4 4.0 49.7 8.1 * * * *
200-399% of poverty level 40.9 1.8 41.2 2.1 41.2 4.3 51.5 6.3 * * * *
≥ 400% of poverty level 40.6 1.7 39.8 2.0 40.3 5.5 55.7 5.4 * * * *
                         
Education                        
Less than high school graduate 33.4 2.3 35.6 2.9 22.9 3.9 * * * * * *
High school graduate 39.2 1.7 37.2 2.0 43.8 3.6 57.1 8.5 * * * *
At least some college 43.2 1.2 42.8 1.4 47.2 3.1 51.1 3.5 * * * *
                         
Residence location                        
Urban 42.7 1.5 43.2 2.0 41.7 2.7 56.5 5.0 * * * *
Suburban 41.1 1.3 40.7 1.6 39.5 3.9 48.6 4.1 * * * *
Rural 35.6 2.0 34.9 2.2 42.6 5.8 * * * * * *

*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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