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Table 141a: People with provider who has office hours on nights or weekends, by race, United States, 2001

  Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 45.2 0.7 45.4 0.8 44.7 1.5 45.1 3.5 34.2 5.3
                     
Age                    
    0-17 55.0 1.1 56.9 1.2 49.2 2.1 47.6 6.4 40.2 8.7
    18-44 46.2 1.0 46.2 1.1 46.9 2.1 45.9 4.3 32.5 6.6
    45-64 41.5 1.1 41.8 1.1 37.8 2.5 46.9 5.2 * *
    65 and over 29.0 1.3 28.8 1.3 32.7 3.7 * * * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 46.0 0.8 46.0 0.9 46.5 1.8 47.2 4.1 34.6 6.1
    Female 44.5 0.7 44.8 0.8 43.3 1.7 43.4 3.6 33.9 5.6
                     
Family incomea                    
    Negative or poor 42.1 1.4 43.7 1.7 40.1 2.8 * * * *
    Near poor/low 39.9 1.3 39.2 1.5 43.1 3.1 41.6 8.3 * *
    Middle 45.5 1.1 45.2 1.2 47.4 2.5 47.3 7.3 * *
    High 48.1 1.2 48.3 1.3 47.1 3.3 46.5 4.7 * *
                     
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 39.3 1.1 39.6 1.2 38.9 2.6 * * * *
    High school graduate 41.4 1.1 41.4 1.2 40.4 2.4 45.7 7.4 * *
    At least some college 42.0 1.0 41.6 1.1 46.0 2.6 45.1 3.9 * *
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
    Any private 49.4 0.8 49.8 0.9 47.8 1.9 48.2 3.6 35.3 6.1
    Public only 41.2 1.5 40.6 1.8 43.1 2.9 * * * *
    Uninsured 43.4 1.7 44.2 2.0 40.2 3.7 * * * *
Age 65 and over                    
    Medicare only 29.8 2.0 29.4 2.1 37.2 5.3 * * * *
    Medicare and private 28.8 1.6 28.8 1.7 23.1 4.8 * * * *
    Medicare and other public 27.4 2.7 26.6 3.2 * * * * * *
                     
Residence locationc                    
    Metropolitan-large 49.8 1.0 50.2 1.1 48.8 1.9 46.7 3.7 53.7 8.6
    Metropolitan-small 42.4 1.2 42.7 1.3 40.2 3.1 37.9 9.9 * *
    Micropolitan 33.7 1.9 34.2 2.1 30.3 4.0 * * * *
    Noncore-adjacent 35.6 3.3 38.1 3.4 23.5 6.1 * * * *
    Noncore-rural 42.9 5.8 44.1 5.7 * * * * * *
                     
CSHCN                    
    Yes 56.0 1.6 57.0 1.9 53.3 4.3 * * * *
    No 54.8 1.2 56.9 1.3 48.1 2.3 48.0 6.2 * *
                     

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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