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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 122b: People under age 65 with any private 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 71.5 0.4 47.6 0.8 75.2 0.4 57.6 0.9 79.2 0.4
                     
Age                    
    0-17 66.7 0.6 41.1 1.1 71.8 0.6 48.3 1.4 78.2 0.6
    18-44 70.6 0.4 47.2 1.0 74.3 0.4 59.2 1.0 77.5 0.4
    45-64 78.6 0.4 55.7 1.2 80.7 0.4 65.6 1.3 83.3 0.4
                     
Gender                    
    Female 71.3 0.4 47.6 0.9 74.9 0.4 57.1 1.0 79.2 0.4
    Male 71.7 0.4 47.5 0.8 75.5 0.4 58.2 1.0 79.2 0.4
                     
Family income                    
    < 100% of poverty level 26.3 1.1 13.2 1.0 30.3 1.4 20.9 1.8 35.8 1.8
    100-199% of poverty level 48.1 0.8 37.1 1.5 51.5 1.0 46.3 1.8 54.2 1.2
    200-399% of poverty level 80.1 0.4 69.8 1.1 81.4 0.5 76.0 1.3 82.8 0.5
    ≥ 400% of poverty level 93.0 0.3 89.0 1.0 93.2 0.3 89.2 1.1 93.6 0.3
                     
Education (age 25 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 44.4 0.7 34.6 1.0 49.4 0.9 37.7 1.7 53.4 1.1
    High school graduate 73.8 0.5 60.2 1.3 75.2 0.5 61.8 1.3 78.3 0.5
    At least some college 85.8 0.3 73.3 1.0 86.6 0.3 77.1 0.9 88.2 0.3
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 70.7 0.4 47.7 0.8 75.3 0.5 58.0 1.0 80.3 0.4
    Rural (Non-MSA) 73.5 0.7 46.1 2.8 74.9 0.7 55.4 2.2 77.1 0.7
                     

aPercents 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: MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area; SE: Standard error

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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