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Table 135d: Education - Adults who do not find prescription bottle very easy to understand, by education, United States, 2001

  Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate At least some college
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 20.5 0.7 28.4 2.1 18.9 1.3 19.4 0.9
Age                
18-44 20.5 1.0 27.0 3.1 19.3 1.8 19.8 1.3
45-64 21.2 1.4 34.3 4.2 18.8 2.4 19.5 1.8
65 and over 18.9 1.8 25.7 3.9 16.1 2.9 16.8 2.6
Gender                
Male 23.4 1.2 36.3 3.6 22.1 2.2 20.8 1.5
Female 18.1 0.9 21.8 2.4 16.4 1.5 18.2 1.2
Ethnicity                
Non-Hispanic 35.9 2.2 44.6 3.8 31.2 3.8 29.9 3.6
Hispanic 18.7 0.8 22.4 2.5 17.4 1.4 18.7 1.0
Race                
White 18.9 0.9 27.3 2.7 16.9 1.5 18.2 1.1
Black or African American 20.9 1.8 24.4 4.1 23.6 3.2 17.2 2.4
Asian 37.5 3.0 * * 44.6 8.5 34.0 3.2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * *
Family income                
< 100% of poverty level 24.3 2.3 30.5 3.9 18.4 3.6 23.0 4.1
100-199% of poverty level 21.8 1.7 29.1 4.3 16.9 2.5 22.6 2.8
200-399% of poverty level 20.6 1.5 22.9 4.9 20.5 2.5 20.2 1.9
≥ 400% of poverty level 17.1 1.3 * * 10.3 2.7 18.8 1.5
Residence location                
Urban 20.5 1.1 32.2 3.2 20.7 2.2 17.0 1.4
Suburban 20.8 1.1 30.4 3.9 16.3 1.8 21.6 1.4
Rural 19.9 1.8 22.0 3.9 21.8 3.0 16.9 2.6

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

Key: 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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