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Table 27a: Race - Smokers receiving advice to quit smoking, by race, United States, 2000

  Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 61.7 1.4 62.4 1.5 58.3 3.3 * * * *
                     
Age                    
    0-17 * * * * * * * * * *
    18-44 56.4 1.9 57.0 2.1 53.8 4.8 * * * *
    45-64 68.5 2.1 69.5 1.9 63.9 6.3 * * * *
    65 and older 65.2 3.4 65.7 3.6 * * * * * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 59.2 2.1 59.9 2.3 54.5 5.9 * * * *
    Female 63.9 1.8 64.7 2.0 61.2 4.3 * * * *
                     
Family incomea                    
    Negative or poor 62.7 3.4 66.4 4.0 * * * * * *
    Near poor/low 54.4 3.0 55.1 3.5 * * * * * *
    Middle 62.4 2.2 63.2 2.5 * * * * * *
    High 64.9 2.3 64.5 2.4 * * * * * *
                     
Educationb(age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 61.4 2.3 62.4 2.4 * * * * * *
    High school graduate 63.1 2.1 64.6 2.3 * * * * * *
    At least some college 60.3 2.2 60.3 2.3 * * * * * *
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
    Any private 61.5 1.7 62.5 1.8 57.3 5.2 * * * *
    Public only 70.3 3.7 73.9 4.0 * * * * * *
    Uninsured 48.9 4.1 46.7 4.6 * * * * * *
Age 65 and over                    
    Medicare only * * * * * * * * * *
    Medicare and private 64.0 4.9 * * * * * * * *
    Medicare and other public * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Residence location                    
    MSA 61.8 1.6 62.6 1.7 59.9 3.6 * * * *
    Non-MSA 61.3 2.5 62.0 2.8 * * * * * *

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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