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Table 98d: Education - Persons who have a usual primary care provider, 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 74.9 0.6 70.3 1.1 74.7 0.8 77.2 0.8
                 
Age                
0-17 * * * * * * * *
18-44 67.0 0.8 59.0 1.6 66.5 1.2 70.8 1.1
45-64 81.4 0.8 76.3 1.8 80.7 1.2 83.7 1.1
65 and over 89.1 0.8 87.3 1.4 89.1 1.2 90.9 1.3
                 
Gender                
Male 69.5 0.7 64.1 1.6 67.8 1.1 73.4 1.0
Female 79.8 0.6 76.1 1.2 80.9 0.9 80.7 0.9
                 
Race                
White 76.1 0.6 70.5 1.3 76.4 0.9 78.3 0.8
Black 70.7 1.5 72.3 2.5 66.6 2.3 73.9 2.1
Asian or Pacific Islander 63.2 3.1 60.9 4.3 62.0 5.5 64.5 3.9
American Indian or Alaska Native 70.3 5.9 * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
Non-Hispanic 76.6 0.6 74.4 1.3 76.3 0.8 77.7 0.8
White 78.1 0.7 75.7 1.5 78.2 0.9 78.9 0.8
Black 70.8 1.5 72.6 2.5 66.8 2.3 73.8 2.2
Hispanic 60.4 1.4 55.7 2.0 59.2 2.4 69.6 1.8
                 
Family incomeb                
Negative or poor 67.5 1.5 64.0 2.2 71.3 2.1 70.1 3.1
Near poor/low 68.3 1.3 67.8 1.9 70.9 1.6 65.1 3.0
Middle 75.5 0.9 73.1 2.0 74.4 1.2 77.9 1.2
High 78.8 0.8 77.2 2.3 77.9 1.4 79.5 1.0
                 
Insurance coverage                
Under age 65                
Any private 76.8 0.7 74.0 1.5 75.9 1.0 78.0 0.9
Public only 73.6 1.9 73.6 2.4 76.8 2.7 66.0 4.8
Uninsured 45.3 1.6 40.5 2.4 47.3 2.3 49.5 2.7
Age 65 and over                
Medicare only 89.4 1.4 87.2 2.4 89.4 2.1 92.4 2.3
Medicare and private 90.2 1.0 90.8 1.6 89.4 1.7 90.4 1.7
Medicare and other public 84.1 3.1 81.8 4.3 * * * *
                 
Residence location                
MSA 74.0 0.7 68.9 1.2 73.6 1.0 76.4 0.8
Non-MSA 78.8 1.4 75.3 2.5 78.6 1.6 81.7 1.8

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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