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Table 97c: Income - Persons without a usual source of care who indicated a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care, by family incomea, United States, 1999

  Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group % SE % SE % SE % SE % SE
                     
Total 12.7 0.8 19.2 2.4 19.9 2.0 10.5 1.3 6.0 1.0
                     
Age                    
0-17 17.2 2.1 19.2 3.6 23.2 4.1 11.2 3.3 * *
18-44 12.8 0.9 18.0 2.8 20.0 2.1 11.1 1.6 7.0 1.2
45-64 11.5 1.4 29.1 5.8 23.2 4.0 9.1 2.0 * *
65 and over * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Gender                    
Male 10.5 0.8 15.8 2.6 17.2 1.9 9.5 1.3 5.1 1.1
Female 15.8 1.2 22.6 3.0 23.4 3.1 12.2 1.9 7.6 1.5
                     
Race                    
White 13.0 0.9 21.3 2.9 21.5 2.4 11.4 1.5 4.9 0.9
Black 11.2 2.0 14.8 4.3 15.2 4.3 * * * *
Asian or Pacific Islander 11.8 3.1 * * * * * * * *
American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
Non-Hispanic 10.5 0.9 16.1 2.6 16.8 2.3 9.7 1.5 5.5 1.1
White 10.2 1.0 17.5 3.3 17.2 2.8 10.4 1.9 4.5 0.9
Black 11.8 2.1 15.5 4.5 16.2 4.5 * * * *
Hispanic 21.0 2.0 24.7 4.0 28.7 3.7 13.4 2.1 12.2 3.3
                     
Educationb (persons age 18 and over)                    
Less than high school graduate 18.7 1.8 19.7 3.2 23.6 3.1 17.2 3.4 * *
High school graduate 11.6 1.2 22.5 5.2 17.6 2.8 9.6 1.8 6.6 1.5
At least some college 8.2 0.9 15.3 4.5 16.0 3.0 7.4 1.7 5.4 1.2
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
Any private 7.4 0.9 14.1 3.9 14.2 3.2 6.9 1.5 4.2 1.0
Public only 20.1 2.9 18.4 4.1 24.7 4.9 * * * *
Uninsured 23.3 1.8 23.9 3.4 26.7 3.0 19.9 3.4 19.6 4.3
Age 65 and over                    
Medicare only * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Residence location                    
MSA 12.9 0.9 19.2 2.8 20.2 2.0 10.8 1.4 6.8 1.1
Non-MSA 11.3 2.0 19.1 4.2 18.4 5.2 * * * *

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: 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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