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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 141d: Education - People with provider who has office hours on nights or weekends, by education,a 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 41.3 0.8 39.3 1.1 41.4 1.1 42.0 1.0
                 
Age                
    18-44 46.2 1.0 46.9 1.6 46.0 1.5 46.0 1.3
    45-64 41.5 1.1 38.1 2.0 43.0 1.6 41.4 1.5
    65 and over 29.1 1.3 30.3 1.8 28.3 1.8 28.8 2.2
                 
Gender                
    Male 41.5 0.9 39.3 1.4 41.8 1.4 42.3 1.2
    Female 41.0 0.8 39.3 1.3 41.1 1.2 41.8 1.1
                 
Race                
    White 41.1 0.8 39.6 1.2 41.4 1.2 41.6 1.1
    Black 42.1 1.7 38.9 2.6 40.4 2.4 46.0 2.6
    Asian or Pacific Islander 44.0 3.5 * * 45.7 7.4 45.1 3.9
    American Indian or Alaska Native 30.8 5.3 * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
    Non-Hispanic 41.3 0.8 39.3 1.1 41.4 1.1 42.0 1.0
      White 41.1 0.9 40.0 1.4 41.0 1.3 41.6 1.1
      Black 41.8 1.8 38.8 2.6 40.4 2.4 45.3 2.6
    Hispanic 41.7 1.7 38.6 2.0 46.4 2.9 42.3 2.7
                 
Family incomeb                
    Negative or poor 40.6 1.6 40.3 2.4 42.4 2.7 38.3 3.5
    Near poor/low 35.5 1.3 32.5 1.8 37.2 2.0 37.4 2.5
    Middle 41.6 1.1 41.7 1.9 40.1 1.7 43.1 1.5
    High 43.3 1.2 44.8 2.3 44.5 1.8 42.5 1.4
                 
Insurance coverage                
Under age 65                
    Any private 45.0 0.9 47.1 1.6 45.6 1.3 44.3 1.1
    Public only 37.7 1.7 37.0 2.5 39.3 2.9 36.3 3.9
    Uninsured 42.3 1.8 41.4 2.8 42.1 2.6 43.5 3.7
Age 65 and over                
    Medicare only 30.0 2.0 30.8 3.0 28.9 2.9 30.3 3.7
    Medicare and private 28.9 1.6 30.3 2.8 28.4 2.3 28.2 2.6
    Medicare and other public 27.5 2.8 29.4 3.3 * * * *
                 
Residence locationc                
    Metropolitan-large 46.1 1.1 44.6 1.6 49.2 1.7 44.7 1.5
    Metropolitan-small 37.6 1.3 36.1 2.0 36.5 1.9 39.2 1.8
    Micropolitan 30.8 1.9 31.3 2.5 27.5 2.4 33.7 2.8
    Noncore-adjacent 34.1 3.3 32.9 3.7 33.3 3.3 36.5 6.4
    Noncore-rural 39.2 5.6 * * 38.2 5.2 44.5 9.7
                 

aPersons age 18 and over. 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.

bNegative 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.

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: 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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