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Table 200d: Education - Total health care expenditures paid by Medicaid, 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 7.9 0.8 15.2 1.6 7.4 1.3 3.7 1.1
                 
Age                
    0-17 * * * * * * * *
    18-44 10.9 1.5 31.6 4.4 13.7 3.6 2.7 0.6
    45-64 8.1 1.1 17.7 2.8 8.1 2.0 * *
    65 and over 5.3 1.1 8.3 1.6 * * * *
                 
Gender                
    Male 4.5 0.7 10.0 1.8 3.9 1.1 * *
    Female 10.2 1.3 19.2 2.2 9.7 1.9 * *
                 
Race                
    White 6.6 0.9 13.6 1.7 6.2 1.4 * *
    Black 17.2 2.6 24.3 4.5 16.5 4.5 * *
    Asian or Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
    Non-Hispanic 6.8 0.9 12.4 1.5 7.0 1.3 * *
      White 5.4 0.9 10.0 1.6 5.7 1.4 * *
      Black 17.5 2.7 24.0 4.3 17.3 4.8 * *
    Hispanic 21.9 3.2 32.7 4.7 * * * *
                 
Family incomeb                
    Negative or poor 29.3 3.3 33.3 4.8 25.9 4.1 23.7 6.7
    Near poor/low 12.3 2.0 14.2 2.4 8.7 2.3 * *
    Middle * * 5.0 1.0 * * * *
    High * * * * * * * *
                 
Insurance coverage                
    Under age 65                
      Any private 1.5 0.3 * * * * 0.8 0.2
      Public only 49.8 4.7 56.1 5.8 47.9 8.4 40.3 8.1
      Uninsured * * * * * * * *
    Age 65 and over                
      Medicare only * * * * * * * *
      Medicare and private * * * * * * * *
      Medicare and other public 35.1 4.2 30.1 4.8 * * * *
                 
Residence location                
    MSA 6.9 0.8 15.4 1.9 5.6 0.8 * *
    Non-MSA 10.5 2.6 15.1 2.6 * * * *

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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