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Table 203a: Race - Dental expenditures paid by Medicaid, by race, United States, 1999

  Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 3.1 0.4 2.5 0.4 9.0 2.3 * * * *
Age                    
    0-17 6.4 1.0 5.4 1.1 * * * * * *
    18-44 3.3 0.7 2.8 0.7 * * * * * *
    45-64 0.7 0.2 0.5 0.1 * * * * * *
    65 and over * * * * * * * * * *
Gender                    
    Male 3.2 0.5 2.6 0.5 * * * * * *
    Female 3.0 0.5 2.5 0.5 7.2 1.8 * * * *
Family incomea                    
    Negative or poor 27.6 4.3 23.2 4.5 57.4 7.1 * * * *
    Near poor/low 11.5 2.3 9.5 2.2 * * * * * *
    Middle * * * * * * * * * *
    High * * * * * * * * * *
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 9.9 2.2 7.9 2.2 * * * * * *
    High school graduate 1.5 0.4 * * 3.1 0.9 * * * *
    At least some college 0.3 0.1 * * * * * * * *
Insurance coverage                    
    Under age 65                    
      Any private * * * * * * * * * *
      Public only 68.0 4.6 62.8 5.3 86.2 6.1 * * * *
      Uninsured * * * * * * * * * *
    Age 65 and over                    
      Medicare only * * * * * * * * * *
      Medicare and private * * * * * * * * * *
      Medicare and other public * * * * * * * * * *
Residence location                    
    MSA 2.8 0.4 2.2 0.4 8.9 2.5 * * * *
    Non-MSA 4.6 1.1 4.4 1.2 * * * * * *

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: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; 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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