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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 131a: Race - People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care, by family income,a United States, 2001

  Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 13.8 0.7 14.2 0.7 13.1 1.6 * * * *
                     
Age                    
    0-17 15.5 1.7 16.6 2.0 * * * * * *
    18-44 13.9 0.8 14.6 0.9 12.1 1.7 * * * *
    45-64 13.9 1.1 13.4 1.3 18.5 3.0 * * * *
    65 and over 6.1 1.6 * * * * * * * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 12.1 0.7 12.5 0.8 9.7 1.8 * * * *
    Female 16.1 0.9 16.5 1.1 17.8 2.4 * * * *
                     
Family incomea                    
    Negative or poor 22.8 1.8 25.0 2.1 14.9 3.3 * * * *
    Near poor/low 20.9 1.6 20.9 1.7 19.7 3.5 * * * *
    Middle 12.6 1.1 13.3 1.2 * * * * * *
    High 5.1 0.7 5.3 0.8 * * * * * *
                     
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 19.7 1.2 21.5 1.3 12.1 2.3 * * * *
    High school graduate 13.6 1.2 13.2 1.3 15.9 2.4 * * * *
    At least some college 9.6 0.8 9.5 0.9 11.2 2.5 * * * *
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
    Any private 7.5 0.7 7.2 0.6 9.7 2.2 * * * *
    Public only 18.0 2.2 21.5 2.8 * * * * * *
    Uninsured 25.5 1.4 26.8 1.6 21.3 3.1 * * * *
Age 65 and over                    
    Medicare only * * * * * * * * * *
    Medicare and private * * * * * * * * * *
    Medicare and other public * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Residence locationc                    
    Metropolitan-large 15.7 0.9 16.4 1.0 14.5 2.1 * * * *
    Metropolitan-small 12.3 1.2 12.2 1.4 13.6 3.0 * * * *
    Micropolitan 8.8 1.6 9.9 1.9 * * * * * *
    Noncore-adjacent 6.3 1.9 * * * * * * * *
    Noncore-rural * * * * * * * * * *
                     
CSHCN                    
    Yes 15.6 3.2 * * * * * * * *
    No 15.7 1.8 16.8 2.1 * * * * * *
                     

aNegative or poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

bLess than high school graduate refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

cSee MEPS entry in the Data Sources Appendix (Appendix A) for more information.

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

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; CSHCN: Children with special health care needs; SE: Standard error.

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

 

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