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Table 98c: Income - Persons who have a usual primary care provider, by family income,a United States 1999

  Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group % SE % SE % SE % SE % SE
                     
Total 78.2 0.5 72.8 1.4 72.4 1.2 79.4 0.8 81.6 0.7
                     
Age                    
0-17 87.4 0.7 81.0 1.7 81.2 1.7 90.0 1.0 93.2 1.1
18-44 66.9 0.8 58.8 2.0 57.0 1.9 69.0 1.2 71.8 1.2
45-64 81.4 0.8 77.9 2.2 72.7 2.2 79.5 1.4 84.7 1.0
65 and over 89.0 0.8 85.1 2.4 89.0 1.7 90.5 1.3 88.7 1.5
                     
Gender                    
Male 74.5 0.6 69.0 1.9 67.8 1.6 75.5 1.0 78.1 0.9
Female 81.6 0.6 75.7 1.4 76.3 1.3 83.1 1.0 85.3 0.8
                     
Race                    
White 79.1 0.6 70.7 1.7 73.6 1.4 80.4 0.9 82.4 0.8
Black 75.8 1.2 78.0 2.1 71.7 2.5 76.0 2.2 77.6 2.2
Asian or Pacific Islander 67.8 2.8 74.4 6.7 50.1 6.6 68.9 4.9 73.9 4.5
American Indian or Alaska Native 75.4 4.4 * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
Non-Hispanic 79.9 0.6 75.8 1.5 74.7 1.4 81.4 0.9 81.8 0.8
White 81.1 0.6 74.8 2.1 76.6 1.6 82.7 0.9 82.6 0.8
Black 75.9 1.2 77.5 2.2 72.6 2.5 76.1 2.4 77.4 2.3
Hispanic 65.5 1.4 62.9 2.8 63.1 2.4 63.7 2.0 77.6 2.0
                     
Educationb (persons age 18 and over)                    
Less than high school graduate 70.3 1.1 64.0 2.2 67.8 1.9 73.1 2.0 77.2 2.3
High school graduate 74.7 0.8 71.3 2.1 70.9 1.6 74.4 1.2 77.9 1.4
At least some college 77.2 0.8 70.1 3.1 65.1 3.0 77.9 1.2 79.5 1.0
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
Any private 80.5 0.6 73.8 2.6 75.7 1.7 80.8 0.8 82.2 0.8
Public only 80.0 1.2 80.9 1.8 78.6 2.5 80.9 3.1 * *
Uninsured 49.8 1.6 46.6 3.1 44.9 2.6 53.4 2.9 57.5 3.7
Age 65 and over                    
Medicare only 89.6 1.3 86.8 4.5 90.0 2.3 90.4 2.4 89.1 2.7
Medicare and private 90.0 1.0 85.9 3.7 91.3 2.4 91.4 1.5 88.5 1.9
Medicare and other public 84.6 3.0 82.4 5.0 83.4 5.5 * * * *
                     
Residence location                    
MSA 77.7 0.6 71.9 1.6 70.4 1.5 79.0 0.8 81.3 0.8
Non-MSA 80.4 1.3 76.6 2.4 78.5 2.2 81.0 2.0 83.1 2.1

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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