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Table 138d: Education - Adults who do not use printed material for health information, 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 23.0 0.8 43.4 2.3 26.4 1.5 15.2 0.9
Age                
18-44 22.7 1.0 44.8 3.6 27.0 2.1 15.7 1.2
45-64 20.5 1.3 45.2 4.3 23.2 2.6 12.7 1.5
65 and over 27.6 2.0 37.8 4.3 30.4 3.7 18.4 2.7
Gender                
Male 28.1 1.3 47.0 3.7 33.7 2.6 19.7 1.4
Female 18.7 0.9 40.5 2.9 20.6 1.7 11.2 1.0
Ethnicity                
Non-Hispanic 37.7 2.2 54.6 3.8 32.8 3.7 20.9 3.2
Hispanic 21.1 0.8 38.9 2.9 25.5 1.6 14.7 0.9
Race                
White 22.3 0.9 44.5 3.0 26.0 1.8 14.3 1.0
Black or African American 24.1 1.8 40.3 4.6 25.6 3.1 15.2 2.2
Asian 19.9 2.4 * * 27.5 7.2 14.9 2.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
American Indian or Alaska Native 30.0 7.9 * * * * * *
Family income                
< 100% of poverty level 31.2 2.5 42.5 4.3 27.0 4.1 21.0 4.2
100-199% of poverty level 26.4 1.9 43.8 4.7 23.8 2.9 18.9 2.7
200-399% of poverty level 19.8 1.4 31.5 5.4 24.5 2.6 14.6 1.7
≥ 400% of poverty level 14.8 1.3 * * 24.3 3.7 12.2 1.2
Residence location                
Urban 24.2 1.2 44.8 3.4 26.5 2.4 16.7 1.4
Suburban 20.9 1.1 44.0 4.2 24.1 2.2 15.1 1.2
Rural 26.0 1.9 41.2 4.6 30.4 3.3 12.2 2.0

*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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