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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 129a: People with a hospital, emergency room, or clinic as source of ongoing carea, by race, United States, 2001

      Single Race Only    
  Total AI/AN Asian NHOPI Black White > 1 Race
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                             
Total 17.5 0.3 46.4 5.0 15.1 1.4 * * 24.1 0.8 15.9 0.4 18.8 2.0
                             
Age (not age adjusted)                            
    0-17 20.6 0.5 49.8 7.8 18.1 2.8 * * 30.3 1.4 17.6 0.6 24.0 2.7
    18-44 17.3 0.4 50.5 6.2 16.4 1.9 * * 21.6 0.9 16.1 0.5 19.4 3.6
    45-64 17.0 0.5 44.7 8.5 12.4 2.5 * * 22.4 1.4 16.1 0.6 13.6 3.2
    65 and over 12.8 0.5 * * * * * * 22.3 1.8 11.6 0.6 * *
                             
Gender                            
    Female 17.5 0.4 43.2 7.0 15.5 2.0 * * 24.6 1.0 15.6 0.4 21.5 2.6
    Male 17.6 0.4 49.8 4.6 14.9 1.7 * * 23.7 1.2 16.3 0.4 14.8 2.3
                             
Health insurance                            
Under age 65 17.2 0.4 38.7 5.2 15.7 1.6 * * 22.6 0.9 15.8 0.4 17.1 2.0
    Private 13.7 0.4 32.3 5.4 12.9 1.6 * * 15.1 0.9 13.3 0.4 10.9 1.9
    Public 36.7 1.0 52.7 7.9 33.1 5.5 * * 40.8 2.1 33.9 1.3 36.5 5.5
    Uninsured 24.5 0.8 70.0 7.1 16.5 4.4 * * 32.4 2.0 21.5 0.8 28.4 5.3
Age 65 and over 12.7 0.5 * * * * * * 22.4 1.8 11.6 0.6 * *
    Medicare and any private 10.9 0.7 * * * * * * 15.0 2.7 10.6 0.7 * *
    Medicare and any public 25.9 1.9 * * * * * * 31.1 4.3 23.5 2.1 * *
    Medicare only 11.4 0.9 * * * * * * 23.9 3.0 9.7 0.9 * *
                             
Family income                            
    < 100% of poverty level 30.4 1.0 57.2 8.1 28.2 4.9 * * 37.4 2.0 26.3 1.2 25.5 4.1
    100-199% of poverty level 24.2 0.7 57.8 6.6 20.7 4.8 * * 28.6 1.9 22.3 0.8 16.1 3.2
    200-399% of poverty level 17.2 0.5 40.1 5.8 15.9 3.0 * * 19.9 1.4 16.5 0.5 22.2 4.0
    ≥ 400% of poverty level 11.7 0.5 * * 9.8 1.6 * * 11.9 1.4 11.6 0.6 * *
                             
Education (age 25 and over)                            
    Less than high school graduate 22.5 0.7 * * 23.6 5.2 * * 28.9 1.9 20.2 0.8 23.2 5.3
    High school graduate 16.4 0.5 35.8 7.2 * * * * 21.1 1.3 15.5 0.6 19.4 4.3
    At least some college 13.8 0.4 43.9 6.9 12.3 1.4 * * 18.7 1.5 13.2 0.5 9.8 2.4
                             
Residence location                            
    Urban (MSA) 17.2 0.4 35.3 4.6 15.3 1.5 * * 25.3 0.8 15.1 0.5 18.9 2.1
    Rural (Non-MSA) 18.3 0.8 58.4 10.0 * * * * 17.6 2.2 17.8 0.8 22.1 6.2
                             

aPercents are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

*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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