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Table 91d: Education - Persons with any period of uninsurance in the past year, by education,a United States, 1999

  Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate At least some college
Population group % SE % SE % SE % SE
                 
Total 26.4 0.6 44.6 1.4 28.6 0.9 17.6 0.6
                 
Age                
0-17 * * * * * * * *
18-44 31.7 0.8 50.3 1.6 35.2 1.1 21.5 0.9
45-64 16.7 0.8 32.4 2.0 17.2 1.2 10.8 0.8
65 and over * * * * * * * *
                 
Gender                
Male 27.6 0.7 46.5 1.7 29.8 1.2 18.0 0.8
Female 25.2 0.7 42.8 1.6 27.4 1.1 17.3 0.9
                 
Race                
White 25.0 0.7 45.6 1.6 26.7 1.0 16.4 0.7
Black 32.8 1.4 39.0 2.8 35.7 2.1 25.6 1.9
Asian or Pacific Islander 29.1 3.5 46.0 8.6 41.1 6.0 19.1 3.1
American Indian or Alaska Native 47.2 6.2 * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
Non-Hispanic 23.3 0.6 38.8 1.7 26.2 1.0 16.6 0.6
White 21.5 0.7 38.6 2.0 23.9 1.1 15.2 0.7
Black 32.3 1.5 38.7 2.8 35.0 2.1 25.1 1.9
Hispanic 50.0 1.4 61.4 1.8 48.7 2.1 33.3 2.2
                 
Family incomeb                
Negative or poor 51.0 1.9 56.9 2.7 49.8 2.9 41.0 3.6
Near poor/low 49.1 1.6 55.6 2.3 45.8 2.2 45.9 2.7
Middle 27.1 1.0 37.0 2.1 28.9 1.4 21.0 1.2
High 12.7 0.6 25.6 2.7 15.1 1.1 10.1 0.6
                 
Insurance coverage                
Under age 65                
Any private 12.9 0.4 20.4 1.3 14.9 0.7 10.0 0.5
Public only 28.8 2.0 28.1 2.5 27.4 3.0 34.5 5.0
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 26.0 0.7 45.3 1.5 28.4 1.0 17.5 0.7
Non-MSA 27.6 1.3 41.6 3.1 28.6 1.7 18.2 1.5

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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