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Table 27d: Education - Smokers receiving advice to quit smoking, by education,a United States, 2000

  Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate At least some college
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                 
Total 61.7 1.4 61.4 2.3 63.1 2.1 60.3 2.2
                 
Age                
    0-17 * * * * * * * *
    18-44 56.5 1.9 55.9 3.2 57.2 3.1 56.1 3.5
    45-64 68.5 2.1 70.6 4.1 70.1 3.1 65.9 3.3
    65 and over 64.9 3.4 * * * * * *
                 
Gender                
    Male 59.1 2.1 55.9 3.5 62.8 3.5 57.6 3.6
    Female 63.9 1.8 66.0 3.1 63.4 2.8 62.8 2.8
                 
Race                
    White 62.5 1.5 62.4 2.4 64.6 2.3 60.3 2.3
    Black 57.8 3.3 * * * * * *
    Asian or Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
    Non-Hispanic 62.5 1.4 62.9 2.5 64.2 2.1 60.3 2.2
      White only 63.5 1.5 64.0 2.6 66.1 2.3 60.3 2.4
      Black only 57.4 3.4 * * * * * *
    Hispanic 50.3 4.0 49.0 5.7 * * * *
                 
Family incomeb                
    Negative or poor 62.7 3.4 65.6 4.5 * * * *
    Near poor/low 53.9 3.0 56.2 4.7 58.4 4.2 * *
    Middle 62.2 2.2 61.5 5.4 63.0 4.0 61.7 3.6
    High 65.3 2.3 * * 68.9 3.9 63.8 3.3
                 
Insurance coverage                
Under age 65                
    Any private 61.6 1.8 63.1 4.1 62.4 2.6 60.2 2.5
    Public only 70.2 3.7 70.7 5.6 * * * *
    Uninsured 48.9 4.1 45.2 6.1 * * * *
Age 65 and over                
    Medicare only * * * * * * * *
    Medicare and private * * * * * * * *
    Medicare and other public * * * * * * * *
                 
Residence location                
    MSA 61.8 1.6 60.4 3.0 64.5 2.6 60.1 2.3
    Non-MSA 61.1 2.5 63.7 3.6 58.7 3.5 * *

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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