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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 127b: People who have a specific source of ongoing carea, 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 88.2 0.2 76.9 0.7 89.9 0.2 88.4 0.6 90.4 0.2
                     
Age (not age adjusted)                    
    0-17 94.2 0.3 85.5 0.8 96.0 0.2 93.5 0.6 96.9 0.3
    18-44 80.2 0.4 64.4 1.1 82.7 0.4 81.4 1.0 83.2 0.5
    45-64 90.7 0.3 78.9 1.5 91.8 0.3 90.3 0.9 92.3 0.3
    65 and over 96.2 0.3 94.5 1.1 96.3 0.3 96.2 0.9 96.4 0.3
                     
Gender                    
    Female 91.2 0.2 81.7 0.7 92.6 0.2 91.4 0.6 93.1 0.3
    Male 85.1 0.3 72.0 1.0 87.0 0.3 84.7 0.9 87.6 0.4
                     
Health insurance                    
Under age 65 92.5 0.2 90.3 0.6 92.8 0.2 92.9 0.5 92.9 0.2
    Private 92.8 0.2 90.9 0.7 93.0 0.2 93.0 0.5 93.1 0.2
    Public 91.4 0.6 88.6 1.3 92.0 0.7 92.8 1.1 91.9 0.8
    Uninsured 59.6 0.8 45.7 1.2 65.5 0.9 64.6 1.7 66.5 1.2
Age 65 and over 96.2 0.3 94.4 1.1 96.3 0.3 96.1 1.0 96.4 0.3
    Medicare and any private 97.2 0.3 97.1 1.4 97.1 0.3 98.2 0.9 97.0 0.3
    Medicare and any public 96.2 0.8 96.4 1.7 96.2 0.9 96.0 2.3 96.4 1.0
    Medicare only 94.6 0.6 93.0 1.7 94.7 0.7 94.6 1.5 95.0 0.7
                     
Family income                    
    < 100% of poverty level 79.6 0.8 68.0 1.3 83.3 0.9 86.3 1.4 83.0 1.2
    100-199% of poverty level 82.2 0.6 74.4 1.2 84.5 0.6 86.7 1.1 84.4 0.8
    200-399% of poverty level 89.4 0.4 81.9 1.1 90.2 0.4 89.3 0.9 90.6 0.4
    ≥ 400% of poverty level 93.5 0.3 93.7 0.8 93.5 0.3 94.7 0.7 93.5 0.3
                     
Education (age 25 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 77.7 0.7 68.2 1.3 82.7 0.8 81.5 1.8 83.1 1.0
    High school graduate 87.2 0.4 80.8 1.5 87.8 0.4 86.6 1.3 88.2 0.5
    At least some college 91.0 0.3 86.6 1.1 91.3 0.3 91.5 0.7 91.4 0.3
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 87.6 0.2 77.1 0.7 89.6 0.2 88.1 0.6 90.3 0.3
    Rural (Non-MSA) 89.8 0.4 75.3 2.1 90.5 0.4 89.9 1.1 90.6 0.4
                     

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: 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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