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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 129c: Income - People with a hospital, emergency room, or clinic as 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 17.5 0.3 30.4 1.0 24.2 0.7 17.2 0.5 11.7 0.5
                     
Age (not age adjusted)                    
    0-17 20.6 0.5 37.2 1.7 26.9 1.1 18.4 0.8 10.2 0.7
    18-44 17.3 0.4 29.6 1.4 23.3 1.0 17.1 0.7 12.2 0.6
    45-64 17.0 0.5 29.0 2.1 27.0 1.6 18.0 1.1 14.2 0.8
    65 and over 12.8 0.5 21.0 2.0 16.3 1.2 13.6 1.1 8.8 1.1
                     
Race                    
    American Indian or Alaska Native 46.4 5.0 57.2 8.1 57.8 6.6 40.1 5.8 * *
    Asian 15.1 1.4 28.2 4.9 20.7 4.8 15.9 3.0 9.8 1.6
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
    Black or African American 24.1 0.8 37.4 2.0 28.6 1.9 19.9 1.4 11.9 1.4
    White 15.9 0.4 26.3 1.2 22.3 0.8 16.5 0.5 11.6 0.6
    More than one race 18.8 2.0 25.5 4.1 16.1 3.2 22.2 4.0 * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Hispanic 23.7 0.7 32.6 1.4 29.1 1.3 18.7 1.4 14.7 1.8
    Non-Hispanic 16.6 0.4 29.6 1.3 22.9 0.9 17.0 0.5 11.5 0.5
    Black or African American 24.0 0.8 37.3 2.0 28.4 1.9 19.9 1.4 11.6 1.4
    White 15.0 0.4 24.8 1.6 20.7 1.0 16.4 0.6 11.6 0.6
                     
Gender                    
    Female 17.5 0.4 30.5 1.1 24.8 0.9 16.6 0.6 11.6 0.7
    Male 17.6 0.4 30.1 1.4 23.7 1.0 17.8 0.7 11.8 0.6
                     
Health insurance                    
Under age 65 17.2 0.4 33.3 1.4 24.0 0.9 17.1 0.6 12.1 0.5
    Private 13.7 0.4 22.7 2.0 19.1 1.0 15.1 0.6 11.5 0.5
    Public 36.7 1.0 39.4 1.8 34.9 1.8 40.1 2.4 32.8 3.1
    Uninsured 24.5 0.8 29.6 1.7 29.6 1.4 22.5 1.5 11.7 1.8
Age 65 and over 12.7 0.5 21.0 2.0 16.4 1.2 13.6 1.1 8.7 1.1
    Medicare and any private 10.9 0.7 13.8 3.3 13.2 1.6 13.1 1.3 8.2 1.2
    Medicare and any public 25.9 1.9 23.8 3.4 33.4 4.1 27.9 5.1 * *
    Medicare only 11.4 0.9 22.8 3.3 12.8 1.7 10.5 2.1 * *
                     
Education (age 25 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 22.5 0.7 29.1 1.6 25.7 1.5 18.1 1.5 16.9 2.1
    High school graduate 16.4 0.5 26.8 2.2 20.9 1.3 17.6 0.8 12.8 1.0
    At least some college 13.8 0.4 24.9 1.8 21.6 1.4 15.7 0.8 11.3 0.6
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 17.2 0.4 32.3 1.1 24.3 0.8 16.5 0.6 11.1 0.6
    Rural (Non-MSA) 18.3 0.8 24.4 2.2 24.1 1.5 18.6 1.2 13.3 1.2
                     

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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