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Table 95b: Ethnicity - Persons with a hospital, emergency room, or clinic as source of ongoing care, by ethnicity, United States, 2000a

          Non-Hispanic
  Total Hispanic* Total** Black or African American White
Population group % SE % SE % SE % SE % SE
                     
Total 17.1 0.4 22.4 0.7 16.3 0.4 24.1 0.8 14.6 0.4
                     
Age (not age adjusted)                    
0-17 19.6 0.5 28.4 1.1 17.9 0.6 28.5 1.5 14.8 0.6
18-44 17.1 0.4 20.1 0.9 16.7 0.5 23.5 1 15.2 0.5
45-64 16.1 0.5 20.4 1.3 15.7 0.5 21.9 1.6 14.6 0.6
65 and over 13.5 0.6 21.1 2 13.1 0.6 20.5 1.7 12.3 0.7
                     
Gender                    
Female 17.4 0.4 25 0.9 16.4 0.4 25.7 1 14.3 0.5
Male 16.8 0.4 19.9 1 16.3 0.5 22.4 1 15 0.5
                     
Health insurance                    
Under age 65 16.4 0.4 20.8 0.9 15.8 0.4 23.5 0.9 14.3 0.5
Private 13 0.4 13.3 0.8 13 0.4 16.6 0.9 12.5 0.5
Public 37 1 45 2.3 35.5 1.1 41.7 1.9 31.4 1.4
Uninsured 24.4 0.8 26.2 1.3 23.6 1 28.8 1.8 20 1.1
Age 65 and over 13.5 0.6 21.2 2.1 13.1 0.6 20.6 1.7 12.3 0.7
Medicare and any private 11.5 0.7 *** *** 11.5 0.8 15.9 3.3 11.4 0.8
Medicare and any public 30 2.1 31.9 4.9 29.6 2.4 25.7 3.3 30.8 3.1
Medicare only 12.8 1 19.9 2.4 12 1.1 21.9 2.7 10 1.1
                     
Family income                    
< 100% of poverty level 29.5 0.9 32.3 1.8 28.6 1.1 35.2 1.8 23.8 1.5
100-199% of poverty level 23.3 0.8 25.5 1.4 23 0.9 26.8 1.5 21.4 1
200-399% of poverty level 16.3 0.5 18.9 1.3 16 0.6 20.1 1.7 15.1 0.6
≥ 400% of poverty level 11.7 0.5 10.1 1.2 11.8 0.5 17.8 2 11.3 0.6
                     
Education (age 25 and over)                    
Less than high school graduate 21.9 0.7 24.9 1.3 21 0.9 27 1.8 18.4 1.1
High school graduate 15.9 0.6 15.9 1.6 15.9 0.6 23.1 1.4 14.6 0.7
At least some college 13.5 0.4 15.8 1.3 13.4 0.4 18.7 1.4 12.7 0.4
                     
Residence location                    
Urban (MSA) 16.9 0.4 21.9 0.7 16 0.4 25.2 0.9 13.6 0.5
Rural (Non-MSA) 17.5 0.7 28.1 2.9 17.1 0.7 17.3 2 16.5 0.8

aMeasure is age adjusted.

*Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

**Includes persons of other races not shown.

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

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