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Table 90a: Race - Persons uninsured all year, by race, United States, 1999

  Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group % SE % SE % SE % SE % SE
                     
Total 12.4 0.4 11.7 0.5 15.8 1.1 14.3 2.4 20.2 3.3
                     
Age                    
0-17 8.1 0.5 7.8 0.6 9.1 1.2 10.7 2.7 * *
18-44 16.5 0.6 15.4 0.6 22.1 1.5 15.3 3.2 * *
45-64 10.3 0.6 9.6 0.6 13.8 1.5 16.9 4.6 * *
65 and over * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Gender                    
Male 13.7 0.5 12.9 0.5 17.4 1.3 16.0 2.9 21.7 4.4
Female 11.2 0.5 10.4 0.5 14.4 1.3 12.6 2.4 18.7 5.0
                     
Family incomea                    
Negative or poor 21.7 1.4 22.8 1.7 19.9 2.5 * * * *
Near poor/low 23.8 1.1 23.2 1.3 23.9 2.7 30.3 6.0 * *
Middle 11.4 0.6 10.8 0.7 13.2 1.6 16.5 3.7 * *
High 5.4 0.4 5.3 0.4 7.0 1.4 * * * *
                     
Education b (persons age 18 and over)                    
Less than high school graduate 28.5 1.2 28.6 1.4 26.9 2.6 28.7 7.2 * *
High school graduate 14.9 0.7 13.6 0.7 21.2 2.0 18.6 4.4 * *
At least some college 8.0 0.4 7.2 0.4 12.6 1.5 8.6 2.3 * *
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
Any private * * * * * * * * * *
Public only * * * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 * *
Age 65 and over                    
Medicare only * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Residence location                    
MSA 12.2 0.4 11.5 0.5 15.3 1.1 13.5 2.4 18.9 3.9
Non-MSA 12.9 1.1 12.0 1.2 18.0 3.5 * * * *

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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