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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 120b: Ethnicity - People under age 65 with health insurancea, by ethnicity, United States, 2001

          Non-Hispanic
  Total Hispanic* Total** Black or African American White
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 83.8 0.3 65.2 0.7 86.6 0.2 80.8 0.6 88.1 0.3
                     
Age                    
    0-17 89.0 0.3 75.4 0.9 91.7 0.3 89.4 0.9 92.8 0.4
    18-44 78.3 0.3 56.3 0.9 81.7 0.3 74.2 0.9 83.6 0.3
    45-64 87.7 0.3 69.2 1.0 89.4 0.3 82.4 0.9 90.8 0.3
                     
Gender                    
    Female 84.9 0.3 67.4 0.8 87.4 0.3 82.5 0.7 88.8 0.3
    Male 82.8 0.3 63.0 0.8 85.8 0.3 78.6 0.7 87.4 0.3
                     
Family income                    
    < 100% of poverty level 67.5 1.0 49.3 1.5 73.3 1.1 71.1 1.5 75.3 1.4
    100-199% of poverty level 70.5 0.7 56.3 1.3 74.7 0.8 74.7 1.3 75.7 1.0
    200-399% of poverty level 87.0 0.3 77.5 1.0 88.2 0.4 86.3 0.9 88.9 0.4
    ≥ 400% of poverty level 95.4 0.2 91.6 0.8 95.6 0.2 93.4 0.7 95.9 0.2
                     
Education (age 25 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 63.1 0.7 48.5 1.0 70.9 0.9 67.6 1.7 72.0 1.0
    High school graduate 82.5 0.4 69.3 1.2 83.9 0.4 77.2 1.1 85.6 0.4
    At least some college 90.5 0.2 80.0 0.9 91.2 0.2 85.6 0.8 92.2 0.2
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 83.6 0.3 65.5 0.7 87.1 0.3 81.4 0.7 88.8 0.3
    Rural (Non-MSA) 84.4 0.5 63.0 2.6 85.5 0.5 76.9 1.7 86.6 0.5
                     

a Percents are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

* Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

** Includes persons of other races not shown.

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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