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Table 139a: Race - Adults who do not call their doctor for health information, 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 36.5 0.9 35.6 1.0 37.2 2.0 35.0 2.9 45.1 12.5 37.5 8.6
                         
Age                        
18-44 30.7 1.1 29.0 1.4 32.7 2.6 32.5 3.4 * * * *
45-64 37.8 1.6 35.7 1.9 40.7 3.8 33.7 5.7 * * * *
65 and over 52.2 2.3 53.2 2.6 47.6 5.8 58.4 11.3 * * * *
                         
Gender                        
Male 41.7 1.4 41.7 1.7 40.1 3.4 38.0 4.4 * * * *
Female 32.1 1.1 30.6 1.3 35.1 2.4 32.0 3.8 * * * *
                         
Family income                        
< 100% of poverty level 41.4 2.6 39.7 3.4 42.2 4.9 28.4 8.5 * * * *
100-199% of poverty level 35.8 2.0 35.8 2.6 29.1 3.6 39.0 7.5 * * * *
200-399% of poverty level 33.8 1.7 32.6 2.0 36.0 4.2 42.2 6.8 * * * *
≥ 400% of poverty level 31.2 1.6 30.8 1.9 33.7 5.2 32.5 4.9 * * * *
                         
Education                        
Less than high school graduate 51.3 2.4 52.2 3.0 49.3 4.8 * * * * * *
High school graduate 39.9 1.6 39.9 2.0 37.8 3.5 40.8 8.1 * * * *
At least some college 30.3 1.1 28.6 1.3 30.7 2.8 33.3 3.1 * * * *
                         
Residence location                        
Urban 36.8 1.4 34.7 1.8 40.2 2.6 37.5 4.6 * * * *
Suburban 35.1 1.3 34.1 1.5 36.5 3.7 33.4 3.7 * * * *
Rural 39.2 2.1 39.7 2.3 28.7 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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