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Table 193d: Education - People with any health care expenditures, by education,a United States, 1999

  Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate At least some college
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                 
Total 84.8 0.4 78.6 0.9 82.5 0.6 89.5 0.5
                 
Age                
    0-17 * * * * * * * *
    18-44 79.1 0.5 68.3 1.3 74.9 1.0 86.5 0.7
    45-64 89.1 0.5 83.5 1.5 88.1 0.9 91.7 0.7
    65 and over 95.4 0.5 93.8 1.1 94.7 0.9 98.1 0.5
                 
Gender                
    Male 78.4 0.6 70.8 1.2 74.7 0.9 84.7 0.8
    Female 90.6 0.4 85.9 0.9 89.4 0.7 93.8 0.4
                 
Race                
    White 86.6 0.4 79.3 1.0 84.8 0.6 91.2 0.4
    Black 74.6 1.3 75.9 2.1 70.4 2.0 78.2 1.8
    Asian or Pacific Islander 78.1 2.2 73.2 4.5 72.5 4.4 82.2 2.7
    American Indian or Alaska Native 80.5 4.4 * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
    Non-Hispanic 86.5 0.4 82.4 1.0 83.8 0.7 90.2 0.5
      White 88.7 0.4 84.2 1.2 86.4 0.7 91.9 0.4
      Black 74.8 1.4 76.1 2.2 70.2 2.1 79.1 1.9
    Hispanic 69.5 1.2 64.8 1.6 68.9 1.9 78.3 1.9
                 
Family incomeb                
    Negative or poor 79.4 1.2 77.5 1.8 77.9 1.9 85.5 2.4
    Near poor/low 78.6 1.0 75.3 1.7 78.9 1.4 83.0 1.7
    Middle 84.4 0.7 79.7 1.5 81.8 1.1 89.4 0.8
    High 88.8 0.5 83.4 1.7 86.1 1.0 90.9 0.6
                 
Insurance coverage                
    Under age 65                
      Any private 86.7 0.4 79.5 1.3 83.8 0.7 90.1 0.5
      Public only 88.1 1.1 86.5 1.6 89.2 2.0 91.7 2.6
      Uninsured 57.0 1.2 51.9 1.9 54.4 2.1 67.5 2.3
    Age 65 and over                
      Medicare only 93.8 1.0 92.8 1.7 92.0 1.9 97.5 1.1
      Medicare and private 97.4 0.5 97.6 0.9 96.3 0.8 98.5 0.6
      Medicare and other public 90.8 2.8 88.0 4.0 * * * *
                 
Residence location                
    MSA 84.3 0.4 77.1 1.1 81.6 0.8 89.1 0.5
    Non-MSA 87.1 0.7 83.2 1.3 85.3 1.1 91.9 0.9

aPersons age 18 and over. Less than high school graduate refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

bNegative or poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

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

Key: SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

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