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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 128b: People in fair or poor health 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 89.0 0.7 79.4 1.8 90.9 0.7 89.3 1.5 91.5 0.8
                     
Age (not age adjusted)                    
    0-17 95.2 1.2 88.5 3.2 97.2 1.2 95.5 2.4 98.1 1.4
    18-44 81.1 1.4 65.7 3.6 83.9 1.5 82.4 2.9 84.0 1.9
    45-64 91.9 0.7 84.9 2.7 92.8 0.7 90.7 1.5 94.1 0.8
    65 and over 97.2 0.5 95.5 1.4 97.3 0.5 95.6 1.8 97.7 0.5
                     
Gender                    
    Female 91.1 0.8 84.3 1.9 92.2 1.0 91.5 1.7 92.8 1.2
    Male 86.4 1.1 74.4 2.7 88.9 1.1 84.9 3.1 89.7 1.2
                     
Health insurance                    
Under age 65 94.3 0.7 91.4 1.8 94.8 0.7 93.1 1.5 95.2 0.8
    Private 94.7 0.8 91.8 2.4 95.1 0.9 95.7 1.4 94.8 1.1
    Public 93.6 1.0 90.6 2.7 94.2 1.1 89.9 2.5 95.8 1.2
    Uninsured 65.4 2.5 48.2 4.6 71.8 2.8 69.2 6.0 73.5 2.9
Age 65 and over 97.2 0.5 95.4 1.4 97.4 0.5 95.7 1.8 97.7 0.5
    Medicare and any private 98.6 0.5 *** *** 98.5 0.5 100.0 0.0 98.4 0.6
    Medicare and any public 97.3 1.0 98.3 1.3 97.1 1.2 95.4 3.3 97.9 1.0
    Medicare only 95.3 1.1 91.1 3.0 95.9 1.1 94.7 2.5 96.2 1.3
                     
Family income                    
    < 100% of poverty level 85.8 1.6 76.9 3.5 87.9 1.6 88.6 2.5 86.6 2.6
    100-199% of poverty level 86.2 1.6 76.1 3.5 89.2 1.6 90.0 2.6 90.5 1.8
    200-399% of poverty level 92.1 1.2 88.3 3.3 92.5 1.3 93.8 2.5 91.8 1.6
    ≥ 400% of poverty level 95.7 1.4 *** *** 95.9 1.5 *** *** 97.2 1.1
                     
Education (age 25 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 84.0 1.4 74.7 2.6 87.3 1.6 85.6 2.8 87.7 2.1
    High school graduate 89.1 1.4 78.7 5.0 90.5 1.3 90.4 2.1 91.1 1.5
    At least some college 93.0 0.9 86.6 3.4 93.5 0.9 93.1 1.6 93.6 1.3
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 88.6 0.7 79.4 1.9 91.0 0.8 88.5 1.6 91.8 1.0
    Rural (Non-MSA) 90.2 1.4 80.9 5.7 90.6 1.4 91.3 3.9 90.9 1.4
                     

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.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; 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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