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Table 86b: Ethnicity - Persons under age 65 with health insurance, by ethnicity, United States, 2000a

          Non-Hispanic
  Total Hispanic* Total** Black or African American White
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 83.2 0.2 64.6 0.7 85.9 0.2 80 0.5 87.5 0.3
                     
Age                    
0-17 87.6 0.3 74.2 0.9 90.2 0.4 87.8 0.8 91.3 0.4
18-44 78 0.3 56.4 1 81.4 0.3 73.3 0.7 83.4 0.3
45-64 87.3 0.3 68.3 1.2 89 0.3 82.8 0.8 90.3 0.3
                     
Gender                    
Male 84.2 0.2 66.3 0.8 86.8 0.3 81.6 0.6 88.3 0.3
Female 82.2 0.3 63 0.9 85 0.3 78 0.6 86.6 0.3
                     
Family income                    
< 100% of poverty level 65.9 0.9 49.8 1.5 71.3 1 68.1 1.5 72.1 1.3
100-199% of poverty level 68.1 0.7 54.2 1.2 72 0.8 71.2 1.4 72.8 1
200-399% of poverty level 86.1 0.4 75.8 1.2 87.5 0.4 86.2 0.9 88.1 0.5
≥ 400% of poverty level 95.4 0.2 90.9 1 95.7 0.2 93.9 0.8 96 0.2
                     
Education (age 25 and over)                    
Less than high school graduate 63 0.7 48 1.1 70.5 0.8 68.7 1.5 71.1 1.1
High school graduate 81.9 0.4 71 1.2 83 0.4 76.3 0.9 84.7 0.4
At least some college 90.3 0.2 81.4 1 90.9 0.3 86.1 0.7 91.9 0.3
                     
Residence location                    
Urban (MSA) 83.1 0.3 65.1 0.8 86.5 0.3 81 0.6 88.3 0.3
Rural (Non-MSA) 83.5 0.5 59.9 2.5 84.6 0.5 73.5 1.7 85.9 0.5

aMeasure is age adjusted.

*Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

**Includes persons of other races not shown.

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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

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