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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 141c: Income - People with provider who has office hours on nights or weekends, by family income,a United States, 2001

  Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 45.2 0.7 42.1 1.4 39.9 1.3 45.5 1.1 48.1 1.2
                     
Age                    
    0-17 55.0 1.1 43.9 2.2 48.5 2.0 55.1 1.7 64.8 2.0
    18-44 46.2 1.0 44.9 2.3 42.4 1.9 46.2 1.4 47.8 1.6
    45-64 41.5 1.1 40.2 2.7 34.8 2.2 42.8 1.9 42.4 1.5
    65 and over 29.0 1.3 32.5 2.7 26.2 2.1 29.3 2.3 30.2 2.3
                     
Gender                    
    Male 46.0 0.8 44.2 2.0 40.9 1.6 46.6 1.3 48.0 1.3
    Female 44.5 0.7 40.6 1.5 39.1 1.4 44.6 1.2 48.2 1.3
                     
Race                    
    White 45.4 0.8 43.7 1.7 39.2 1.5 45.2 1.2 48.3 1.3
    Black 44.7 1.5 40.1 2.8 43.1 3.1 47.4 2.5 47.1 3.3
    Asian or Pacific Islander 45.1 3.5 * * 41.6 8.3 47.3 7.3 46.5 4.7
    American Indian or Alaska Native 34.2 5.3 * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 45.2 0.7 42.1 1.4 39.9 1.3 45.5 1.1 48.1 1.2
      White 45.9 0.9 47.7 2.2 39.4 1.8 45.2 1.3 48.1 1.3
      Black 44.4 1.5 40.3 2.8 42.5 3.1 47.3 2.5 46.5 3.3
    Hispanic 42.6 1.4 35.0 2.7 39.2 2.3 45.1 2.9 52.3 3.0
                     
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 39.3 1.1 40.3 2.4 32.5 1.8 41.7 1.9 44.8 2.3
    High school graduate 41.4 1.1 42.4 2.7 37.2 2.0 40.1 1.7 44.5 1.8
    At least some college 42.0 1.0 38.3 3.5 37.4 2.5 43.1 1.5 42.5 1.4
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
    Any private 49.4 0.8 48.2 3.0 45.8 1.9 49.2 1.3 50.5 1.3
    Public only 41.2 1.5 40.4 2.1 40.2 2.6 46.8 3.6 * *
    Uninsured 43.4 1.7 47.4 3.6 41.0 3.3 43.2 2.9 43.3 4.0
Age 65 and over                    
    Medicare only 29.8 2.0 30.1 4.7 29.2 3.3 27.9 3.9 33.4 4.0
    Medicare and private 28.8 1.6 35.4 5.2 24.6 2.7 29.9 2.8 28.6 2.4
    Medicare and other public 27.4 2.7 31.3 4.5 22.7 4.0 * * * *
                     
Residence locationc                    
    Metropolitan-large 49.8 1.0 45.5 2.1 44.0 1.9 51.8 1.6 51.5 1.7
    Metropolitan-small 42.4 1.2 42.4 2.8 38.3 2.5 41.4 1.8 45.4 2.0
    Micropolitan 33.7 1.9 35.3 3.7 34.9 3.7 31.5 3.3 34.8 3.1
    Noncore-adjacent 35.6 3.3 30.0 5.1 30.6 5.0 39.4 4.5 39.0 5.5
    Noncore-rural 42.9 5.8 * * 31.8 8.2 51.4 5.2 47.5 11.0
                     
CSHCN                    
    Yes 56.0 1.6 40.7 3.7 50.1 3.8 58.1 3.0 64.5 2.8
    No 54.8 1.2 44.6 2.3 48.2 2.0 54.4 1.8 64.9 2.2
                     

a Negative 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.

b Less 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.

c See 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: 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, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

 

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