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Table 139c: Income - Adults who do not call their doctor for health information, by family income, United States, 2001

  Total < 100% of poverty level 100-199% of poverty level 200-399% of poverty level ≥ 400% of poverty level
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 36.5 0.9 41.4 2.6 35.8 2.0 33.8 1.7 31.2 1.6
Age                    
18-44 30.7 1.1 35.8 3.3 29.1 2.4 27.6 2.1 28.5 2.2
45-64 37.8 1.6 45.3 5.5 42.4 4.3 37.5 3.2 31.6 2.6
65 and over 52.2 2.3 54.5 6.5 56.3 6.0 50.7 4.6 42.0 5.5
Gender                    
Male 41.7 1.4 46.6 4.8 43.7 3.5 42.2 2.7 37.1 2.4
Female 32.1 1.1 38.7 3.1 29.9 2.4 26.6 2.0 24.1 2.1
Ethnicity                    
Non-Hispanic 49.4 2.3 57.0 4.9 45.6 4.5 47.9 5.0 29.9 6.0
Hispanic 35.0 0.9 36.5 3.1 34.0 2.2 32.7 1.8 31.3 1.7
Race                    
White 35.6 1.0 39.7 3.4 35.8 2.6 32.6 2.0 30.8 1.9
Black or African American 37.2 2.0 42.2 4.9 29.1 3.6 36.0 4.2 33.7 5.2
Asian 35.0 2.9 28.4 8.5 39.0 7.5 42.2 6.8 32.5 4.9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 45.1 12.5 * * * * * * * *
American Indian or Alaska Native 37.5 8.6 * * * * * * * *
Education                    
Less than high school graduate 51.3 2.4 45.2 4.3 48.2 4.6 52.9 5.9 61.3 12.3
High school graduate 39.9 1.6 42.8 4.7 34.1 3.2 34.8 2.9 42.9 4.3
At least some college 30.3 1.1 34.5 4.7 30.0 3.0 29.6 2.1 27.3 1.7
Residence location                    
Urban 36.8 1.4 40.5 3.7 38.4 3.1 33.8 2.7 28.7 2.7
Suburban 35.1 1.3 46.7 4.8 35.3 3.3 32.2 2.5 29.8 2.2
Rural 39.2 2.1 36.2 5.6 33.1 4.3 37.3 3.8 43.1 5.0

*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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