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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 124b: People age under 65 uninsured all year, by ethnicity, United States, 2001

      Non-Hispanic    
  Total All races White Black Hispanic
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 13.3 0.4 10.5 0.4 9.9 0.4 13.8 0.9 29.8 1.1
                     
Age                    
    0-17 8.6 0.5 6.5 0.5 6.8 0.6 6.4 0.9 18.3 1.5
    18-44 17.4 0.6 13.6 0.5 12.6 0.5 18.5 1.2 37.8 1.4
    45-64 11.6 0.5 9.8 0.5 8.7 0.6 16.5 1.4 31.7 1.9
                     
Gender                    
    Male 14.8 0.5 11.7 0.4 10.8 0.5 16.2 1.2 32.5 1.3
    Female 11.8 0.4 9.4 0.4 9.0 0.4 11.7 0.8 26.8 1.2
                     
Family incomea                    
    Negative or poor 24.5 1.0 20.7 1.1 22.2 1.4 18.6 2.0 35.5 2.1
    Near poor/low 24.8 1.0 20.4 1.0 21.8 1.3 18.0 1.6 37.8 1.8
    Middle 12.1 0.6 9.5 0.5 8.8 0.5 12.1 1.5 27.8 1.9
    High 5.8 0.4 5.4 0.4 5.1 0.4 7.2 1.2 11.7 1.7
                     
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 30.8 0.9 23.1 1.0 22.4 1.2 26.8 2.1 47.7 1.7
    High school graduate 16.6 0.7 14.6 0.7 13.2 0.7 19.6 1.7 33.6 2.0
    At least some college 8.3 0.4 7.4 0.4 6.8 0.4 10.5 1.2 20.5 1.8
                     
Residence locationc                    
    Metropolitan-large 13.3 0.6 9.3 0.5 8.2 0.5 13.0 1.1 30.7 1.3
    Metropolitan-small 12.8 0.6 11.6 0.6 11.3 0.7 13.7 1.5 23.9 2.8
    Micropolitan 13.9 1.1 12.2 0.9 11.3 1.0 19.9 2.2 33.8 4.6
    Noncore-adjacent 14.4 1.6 12.3 1.5 12.1 1.6 17.0 2.8 42.5 10.1
    Noncore-rural 15.1 1.7 15.2 1.7 14.4 1.9 * * * *
                     
CSHCN                    
    Yes 5.2 0.7 4.2 0.7 3.8 0.7 * * 11.5 2.3
    No 9.2 0.6 6.9 0.6 7.3 0.7 6.6 1.0 19.1 1.6
                     

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.

cSee MEPS entry in the Data Sources Appendix (Appendix A) for more information.

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: CSHCN: Children with special health care needs; SE: Standard error.

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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