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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Racial and ethnic differences

Table 3.2a. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Difficulty Getting Care within the Health Care System.  Measure: Difficulty Getting Care. People with provider who has office hours nights or weekends----Income Difference (compared with persons with family incomes 400% of Federal poverty thresholds or above): less than 100%, 100-199%, poorer quality of health care or worse outcomes; 200-399%, group and comparison group receive about same quality of health care or have similar outcomes; Educational Difference (compared with persons with any college education): less than high school, high school grad, groups and comparison group receive about same quality of health care or have similar outcomes. Insurance Difference (compared with persons under 65 with any private health insurance): Uninsured, poorer quality of health care or worse outcomes. People with difficulty getting appointments on short notice

 

 

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