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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 126b: People age under 65 with any period of public insurance during the past 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 15.6 0.5 14.2 0.5 11.0 0.5 29.7 1.8 23.8 1.1
                     
Age                    
    0-17 29.3 1.0 26.2 1.1 19.8 1.1 50.3 3.2 43.9 1.9
    18-44 9.5 0.4 9.1 0.5 7.2 0.4 18.2 1.4 11.9 0.9
    45-64 10.5 0.5 10.2 0.5 8.7 0.5 19.5 1.9 13.3 1.3
                     
Gender                    
    Male 14.0 0.5 13.0 0.6 10.3 0.5 25.9 1.9 20.1 1.1
    Female 17.1 0.6 15.4 0.6 11.8 0.6 33.1 1.9 27.7 1.4
                     
Family incomea                    
    Negative or poor 54.7 1.4 55.8 1.7 49.0 2.3 67.2 2.6 51.6 2.7
    Near poor/low 30.4 1.1 30.6 1.3 27.7 1.4 38.1 2.8 29.9 1.6
    Middle 9.2 0.5 9.0 0.6 8.1 0.6 13.5 1.6 10.1 1.0
    High 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2 2.0 0.2 5.4 1.0 2.7 0.7
                     
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 21.7 0.9 24.1 1.3 20.3 1.3 35.0 2.6 16.5 1.4
    High school graduate 10.9 0.6 10.9 0.6 9.2 0.6 18.2 1.5 11.0 1.1
    At least some college 4.6 0.3 4.5 0.3 3.8 0.3 9.0 1.2 6.3 1.1
                     
Insurance coverage (Under age 65)                    
    Any private 4.4 0.2 4.3 0.3 3.6 0.3 8.6 0.8 5.3 0.6
    Public only 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0
    Uninsured 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
                     
Residence locationc                    
    Metropolitan-large 14.1 0.7 12.5 0.7 8.7 0.6 27.4 2.3 21.2 1.2
    Metropolitan-small 16.5 0.9 14.8 0.9 11.8 0.9 33.5 2.7 31.8 3.0
    Micropolitan 18.6 1.4 17.7 1.4 14.8 1.3 35.3 3.4 29.1 3.5
    Noncore-adjacent 18.5 2.0 17.9 2.1 14.2 1.6 44.2 6.4 26.7 7.9
    Noncore-rural 25.5 3.9 25.0 3.9 23.9 4.1 * * * *
                     
CSHCN                    
    Yes 31.1 1.6 28.6 1.7 22.2 1.7 54.1 4.3 48.6 4.3
    No 28.6 1.1 25.1 1.2 18.8 1.1 48.5 3.5 43.2 1.9
                     

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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