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Table 134c: Adults who have not had their regular doctor for more than 5 years, by 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 56.0 1.0 57.2 3.4 60.7 2.5 56.5 2.0 52.6 1.9
                     
Age                    
    18-44 65.7 1.4 63.3 4.7 66.5 3.1 65.3 2.6 66.0 2.6
    45-64 46.5 1.8 51.4 6.7 52.7 5.1 48.0 3.7 41.1 3.0
    65 and over 46.5 2.5 49.7 7.5 48.8 7.0 43.1 4.9 38.0 5.8
                     
Gender                    
    Male 55.0 1.7 59.6 6.8 57.3 4.4 57.1 3.3 52.7 2.8
    Female 56.7 1.3 56.2 4.0 62.8 2.9 56.1 2.5 52.4 2.6
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 63.1 2.8 60.0 7.1 65.3 5.6 58.6 5.9 69.5 6.4
    Hispanic 55.2 1.1 57.2 3.9 59.9 2.7 56.1 2.1 56.2 2.0
                     
Race                    
    White 54.9 1.2 57.7 4.5 59.8 3.1 55.2 2.3 52.5 2.2
    Black or African American 57.0 2.5 48.0 6.2 61.9 4.6 61.9 4.9 48.1 6.2
    Asian 64.9 3.6 * * 71.5 10.3 57.1 7.6 57.9 5.9
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 69.1 12.5 * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native 53.8 11.2 * * * * * * * *
                     
Education                    
    Less than high school graduate 58.5 2.9 63.7 5.5 56.2 5.9 56.0 6.8 * *
    High school graduate 54.8 1.9 48.7 6.1 60.4 4.0 55.3 3.5 47.9 4.6
    At least some college 56.2 1.3 59.2 6.1 63.3 3.7 57.4 2.6 54.0 2.1
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban 59.5 1.7 63.1 5.0 68.3 3.8 58.7 3.3 56.5 3.2
    Suburban 56.1 1.5 47.9 6.0 60.9 3.9 56.8 3.0 54.0 2.6
    Rural 50.6 2.4 59.9 6.7 51.9 5.2 53.1 4.6 37.1 5.4
                     

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

Key: SE: Standard error

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

Source: Commonwealth Fund Health Care Quality Survey.

 

 

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