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Table 200c: Income - Total health care expenditures paid by Medicaid, by family income,a United States, 1999

  Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 8.8 0.8 30.9 3.1 15.3 2.1 4.2 1.1 1.1 0.3
                     
Age                    
    0-17 17.1 2.3 42.6 4.6 40.2 7.4 5.6 1.2 * *
    18-44 11.0 1.5 42.3 6.1 13.9 2.9 * * * *
    45-64 8.1 1.1 31.6 5.8 16.9 4.2 * * * *
    65 and over 5.3 1.1 16.7 3.9 * * * * * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 6.0 0.7 25.5 4.3 12.0 2.7 2.1 0.5 * *
    Female 10.8 1.2 34.1 3.7 17.2 2.9 * * * *
                     
Race                    
    White 7.5 0.8 28.2 3.1 14.9 2.3 * * * *
    Black 18.4 2.5 41.5 6.6 19.5 5.6 7.9 2.3 * *
    Asian or Pacific Islander * * 59.5 14.0 * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 7.7 0.9 28.2 3.3 14.1 2.4 3.9 1.1 * *
      White 6.2 0.9 24.0 3.3 13.3 2.6 * * * *
      Black 18.5 2.5 41.8 6.7 20.4 6.0 * * * *
    Hispanic 22.6 2.7 46.9 6.5 25.3 3.5 7.6 1.7 * *
                     
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 15.2 1.6 33.3 4.8 14.2 2.4 5.0 1.0 * *
    High school graduate 7.4 1.3 25.9 4.1 8.7 2.3 * * * *
    At least some college 3.7 1.1 23.7 6.7 * * * * * *
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Under age 65                    
      Any private 2.1 0.4 9.1 2.5 * * 0.9 0.2 * *
      Public only 53.4 4.1 60.5 4.8 49.5 7.6 50.6 10.7 * *
      Uninsured * * * * * * * * * *
    Age 65 and over                    
      Medicare only * * * * * * * * * *
      Medicare and private * * * * * * * * * *
      Medicare and other public 33.8 4.1 35.5 6.3 37.7 9.0 * * * *
                     
Residence location                    
    MSA 7.6 0.8 30.5 3.8 14.5 2.5 2.6 0.4 * *
    Non-MSA 12.7 2.4 35.6 5.1 18.4 4.1 * * * *

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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