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Table 134d: Education - Adults who have not had their regular doctor for more than 5 years, by education, United States, 2001

  Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate At least some college
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                 
Total 56.0 1.0 58.5 2.9 54.8 1.9 56.2 1.3
                 
Age                
    18-44 65.7 1.4 67.3 4.9 64.0 2.7 66.2 1.7
    45-64 46.5 1.8 56.0 5.3 42.4 3.4 47.0 2.4
    65 and over 46.5 2.5 51.5 5.0 51.4 4.4 39.6 3.7
                 
Gender                
    Male 55.0 1.7 47.8 5.0 57.3 3.2 45.5 2.1
    Female 56.7 1.3 65.4 3.5 52.9 2.4 57.0 1.7
                 
Ethnicity                
    Non-Hispanic 63.1 2.8 59.1 5.5 60.6 5.3 39.7 4.0
    Hispanic 55.2 1.1 57.6 3.5 54.2 2.1 55.4 1.4
                 
Race                
    White 54.9 1.2 58.5 3.7 54.1 2.3 56.5 1.6
    Black or African American 57.0 2.5 58.9 5.7 53.0 4.3 60.2 3.4
    Asian 64.9 3.6 * * 51.5 10.8 66.2 3.9
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 69.1 12.5 * * * * 70.4 14.2
    American Indian or Alaska Native 53.8 11.2 * * * * * *
                 
Family income                
    < 100% of poverty level 57.2 3.4 63.7 5.5 48.7 6.1 59.2 6.1
    100-199% of poverty level 60.7 2.5 56.2 5.9 60.4 4.0 63.3 3.7
    200-399% of poverty level 56.5 2.0 56.0 6.8 55.3 3.5 57.4 2.6
    ≥ 400% of poverty level 52.6 1.9 * * 47.9 4.6 54.0 2.1
                 
Residence location                
    Urban 59.5 1.7 64.6 4.4 58.0 3.4 41.0 2.1
    Suburban 56.1 1.5 46.7 5.3 57.0 2.8 56.7 1.9
    Rural 50.6 2.4 62.9 5.2 47.4 3.9 48.1 3.6
                 

*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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