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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 128c: Income - People in fair or poor health who have a specific source of ongoing carea, by family income, United States, 2001

  Total < 100% of poverty level 100-199% of poverty level 200-399% of poverty level ≥ 400% of poverty level
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 89.0 0.7 85.8 1.6 86.2 1.6 92.1 1.2 95.7 1.4
                     
Age (not age adjusted)                    
    0-17 95.2 1.2 94.1 2.9 91.5 3.4 * * * *
    18-44 81.1 1.4 75.7 3.0 78.1 3.2 85.3 2.9 94.2 2.2
    45-64 91.9 0.7 88.4 1.6 89.8 1.9 92.8 1.7 96.9 1.1
    65 and over 97.2 0.5 97.2 1.2 96.8 0.9 98.5 0.6 97.5 1.8
                     
Race                    
    American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * * * *
    Asian 89.4 3.0 * * * * * * * *
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
    Black or African American 89.2 1.5 88.8 2.4 89.7 2.6 93.8 2.5 * *
    White 89.4 0.8 85.2 2.2 86.3 2.0 91.6 1.5 96.7 1.1
    More than one race 91.2 4.3 * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Hispanic 79.4 1.8 76.9 3.5 76.1 3.5 88.3 3.3 * *
    Non-Hispanic 90.9 0.7 87.9 1.6 89.2 1.6 92.5 1.3 95.9 1.5
    Black or African American 89.3 1.5 88.6 2.5 90.0 2.6 93.8 2.5 * *
    White 91.5 0.8 86.6 2.6 90.5 1.8 91.8 1.6 97.2 1.1
                     
Gender                    
    Female 91.1 0.8 88.2 1.9 87.1 2.1 94.8 1.3 98.3 0.8
    Male 86.4 1.1 82.0 2.8 85.7 2.3 89.2 1.9 93.0 2.6
                     
Health insurance                    
Under age 65 94.3 0.7 93.7 1.3 91.1 1.8 95.0 1.1 96.9 1.4
    Private 94.7 0.8 87.7 6.8 91.5 2.3 94.9 1.2 96.6 1.6
    Public 93.6 1.0 94.2 1.3 90.7 2.6 95.2 2.0 * *
    Uninsured 65.4 2.5 59.5 5.8 64.8 5.3 68.3 7.4 * *
Age 65 and over 97.2 0.5 97.2 1.2 96.9 0.9 98.5 0.6 97.2 2.1
    Medicare and any private 98.6 0.5 * * 98.3 1.0 99.1 0.7 96.7 2.6
    Medicare and any public 97.3 1.0 97.9 1.1 99.1 0.9 * * * *
    Medicare only 95.3 1.1 93.5 3.0 95.2 2.1 96.4 1.6 * *
                     
Education (age 25 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 84.0 1.4 81.7 2.6 81.5 3.0 88.6 2.9 92.6 4.2
    High school graduate 89.1 1.4 81.3 3.6 90.6 2.4 90.9 2.3 97.4 1.7
    At least some college 93.0 0.9 90.4 2.0 90.9 2.8 93.4 1.8 95.7 1.8
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 88.6 0.7 85.5 1.7 84.7 1.9 91.8 1.3 95.8 1.5
    Rural (Non-MSA) 90.2 1.4 86.9 3.6 90.7 2.7 92.6 2.2 95.8 2.7
                     

aPercents are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

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

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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