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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 124d: Education - People age under 65 uninsured all year, by educationa, United States, 2001

  Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate At least some college
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                 
Total 15.2 0.4 30.8 0.9 16.6 0.7 8.3 0.4
                 
Age                
    18-44 17.4 0.6 33.3 1.2 19.5 0.9 9.1 0.5
    45-64 11.5 0.5 24.7 1.4 12.2 0.8 7.2 0.6
                 
Gender                
    Male 17.2 0.5 35.2 1.3 18.1 0.9 9.3 0.6
    Female 13.3 0.5 26.2 1.1 15.2 0.7 7.5 0.4
                 
Race                
    White 14.8 0.5 32.0 1.0 15.8 0.7 7.9 0.4
    Black 18.0 1.0 26.9 2.0 19.8 1.7 10.6 1.1
    Asian or Pacific Islander 12.8 1.7 14.3 3.9 21.4 4.6 9.5 1.6
    American Indian or Alaska Native 25.5 4.0 * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
    Non-Hispanic 15.2 0.4 30.8 0.9 16.6 0.7 8.3 0.4
      White 11.0 0.4 22.4 1.2 13.2 0.7 6.8 0.4
      Black 17.8 1.1 26.8 2.1 19.6 1.7 10.5 1.2
    Hispanic 36.4 1.2 47.7 1.7 33.6 2.0 20.5 1.8
                 
Family incomeb                
    Negative or poor 34.1 1.2 38.8 1.7 33.8 2.1 26.0 2.3
    Near poor/low 30.7 1.1 41.2 1.7 28.3 1.5 21.2 1.8
    Middle 14.4 0.7 25.6 1.6 14.6 0.9 9.0 0.7
    High 6.1 0.4 12.2 1.6 8.1 0.8 4.7 0.4
                 
Residence locationc                
    Metropolitan-large 15.1 0.6 32.3 1.5 17.6 1.1 8.1 0.5
    Metropolitan-small 14.5 0.8 28.6 1.7 15.5 1.1 8.2 0.8
    Micropolitan 16.3 1.2 30.3 2.3 15.1 1.6 9.1 1.3
    Noncore-adjacent 17.3 1.7 28.9 3.2 13.7 2.0 12.4 2.5
    Noncore-rural 18.8 2.8 * * 24.5 3.5 * *
                 

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.

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: 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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