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Table 27c: Income - Smokers receiving advice to quit smoking, by family income,a United States, 2000

  Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 61.7 1.4 62.7 3.4 54.4 3.0 62.4 2.2 64.9 2.3
                     
Age                    
    0-17 * * * * * * * * * *
    18-44 56.4 1.9 56.5 4.7 48.6 4.5 58.5 3.1 59.3 3.6
    45-64 68.5 2.1 * * * * 66.7 3.1 70.5 3.0
    65 and over 65.2 3.4 * * * * * * * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 59.2 2.1 * * 48.2 5.7 57.6 3.4 63.0 3.5
    Female 63.9 1.8 59.5 4.6 58.6 3.4 67.5 2.9 67.0 3.1
                     
Race                    
    White 62.4 1.5 66.4 4.0 55.1 3.5 63.2 2.5 64.5 2.4
    Black 58.3 3.3 * * * * * * * *
    Asian or Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 62.5 1.4 64.5 3.7 54.6 3.2 63.6 2.2 65.1 2.4
      White only 63.4 1.5 68.6 4.2 55.8 3.7 64.4 2.6 64.8 2.5
      Black only 57.9 3.4 * * * * * * * *
    Hispanic 50.8 4.0 * * * * * * * *
                     
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 61.4 2.3 65.6 4.5 56.2 4.7 61.5 5.4 * *
    High school graduate 63.1 2.1 * * 58.4 4.2 63.0 4.0 68.9 3.9
    At least some college 60.3 2.2 * * * * 61.7 3.6 63.8 3.3
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
    Any private 61.5 1.7 * * 48.7 5.3 61.9 2.7 65.7 2.6
    Public only 70.3 3.7 71.6 4.4 * * * * * *
    Uninsured 48.9 4.1 * * * * * * * *
Age 65 and over                    
    Medicare only * * * * * * * * * *
    Medicare and private 64.0 4.9 * * * * * * * *
    Medicare and other public * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Residence location                    
    MSA 61.8 1.6 63.6 4.0 56.0 3.9 61.5 2.7 64.2 2.6
    Non-MSA 61.3 2.5 * * 50.9 4.6 65.5 3.9 * *

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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