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Table 199c: Income - Mean inpatient expenditures among persons with inpatient expenditures, by family income,a United States, 1999

  Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE
                     
Total $11,009 $523 $10,607 $1,256 $10,923 $964 $11,687 $1,086 $10,586 $947
                     
Age                    
    0-17 $7,590 $1,351 * * * * * * * *
    18-44 $7,455 $850 $7,423 $1,801 $6,509 $913 $7,843 $2,173 $7,729 $1,132
    45-64 $12,301 $1,155 * * * * $11,744 $1,787 $11,996 $2,041
    65 and over $14,920 $878 * * $14,679 $1,938 $15,988 $1,598 $13,626 $1,507
                     
Gender                    
    Male $12,609 $915 * * $11,843 $1,267 $13,020 $1,576 $11,529 $1,563
    Female $10,055 $650 $8,732 $1,130 $10,440 $1,310 $10,817 $1,376 $9,859 $1,098
                     
Race                    
    White $11,223 $582 $10,561 $1,236 $11,384 $1,122 $11,758 $1,199 $10,866 $1,022
    Black $10,410 $1,262 * * * * * * * *
    Asian or Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic $11,335 $587 $10,825 $1,462 $11,863 $1,151 $11,890 $1,162 $10,674 $991
      White $11,575 $648 $10,744 $1,442 $12,525 $1,360 $11,924 $1,283 $10,969 $1,071
      Black $10,359 $1,323 * * * * * * * *
    Hispanic $8,266 $798 $9,460 $2,116 $6,791 $868 * * * *
                     
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate $11,921 $1,028 $12,652 $2,263 $11,264 $1,878 $12,741 $1,734 * *
    High school graduate $10,590 $795 * * $10,191 $1,207 $10,301 $1,399 $11,969 $1,915
    At least some college $11,392 $1,103 * * * * $12,891 $2,485 $10,618 $1,293
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Under age 65                    
      Any private $9,115 $776 * * $8,735 $1,211 $9,350 $1,651 $9,070 $1,072
      Public only $9,335 $1,156 $8,673 $1,472 * * * * * *
      Uninsured * * * * * * * * * *
    Age 65 and over                    
      Medicare only $14,862 $1,524 * * * * * * * *
      Medicare and private $15,380 $1,252 * * * * * * * *
      Medicare and other public * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Residence location                    
    MSA $10,469 $666 $10,257 $1,663 $10,107 $1,296 $11,207 $1,356 $10,106 $1,054
    Non-MSA $9,419 $684 $8,049 $1,407 $9,820 $1,579 $9,724 $1,093 * *

aNegative 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.

bLess 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.

*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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