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Table 145b: People not very satisfied with professional staff at provider's office, by ethnicity, United States, 2001

      Non-Hispanic    
  Total All races White Black Hispanic
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 28.5 0.6 27.8 0.6 27.5 0.7 26.1 1.4 33.6 1.3
                     
Age                    
    0-17 28.1 0.9 26.8 1.0 26.3 1.1 26.1 2.3 34.5 1.7
    18-44 33.1 0.8 32.7 0.8 32.9 0.9 27.1 1.5 36.2 1.8
    45-64 27.3 0.8 27.2 0.9 26.9 0.9 26.1 1.9 28.7 2.1
    65 and over 20.3 0.9 20.1 1.0 19.7 1.0 22.7 1.9 24.6 3.3
                     
Gender                    
    Male 28.9 0.6 28.3 0.7 28.1 0.7 25.4 1.7 33.1 1.5
    Female 28.2 0.6 27.4 0.6 27.1 0.7 26.6 1.5 34.0 1.5
                     
Family incomea                    
    Negative or poor 29.1 1.4 28.8 1.7 27.7 2.0 28.5 2.7 30.3 2.4
    Near poor/low 27.7 1.2 25.8 1.3 25.1 1.5 26.9 2.7 36.0 2.2
    Middle 28.5 0.9 27.7 1.0 27.6 1.1 24.0 1.9 35.3 2.2
    High 28.6 0.8 28.5 0.8 28.2 0.9 25.6 2.5 30.9 2.9
                     
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 27.9 1.0 26.5 1.1 26.1 1.3 27.0 2.0 33.6 2.0
    High school graduate 27.8 0.8 27.8 0.9 27.8 1.0 24.7 1.5 29.0 2.2
    At least some college 29.6 0.7 29.2 0.7 28.7 0.8 27.1 2.0 35.7 2.5
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
    Any private 29.4 0.7 28.8 0.7 28.8 0.8 24.5 1.7 35.2 1.7
    Public only 32.1 1.5 31.1 1.8 30.4 2.2 29.7 2.8 35.1 2.3
    Uninsured 30.8 1.5 31.1 1.7 30.9 2.1 30.2 3.6 29.7 2.6
Age 65 and over                    
    Medicare only 21.0 1.6 20.9 1.7 20.8 1.9 21.1 3.9 22.1 4.0
    Medicare and private 19.8 1.3 19.8 1.3 19.7 1.4 18.0 3.8 * *
    Medicare and other public 20.7 2.0 19.0 2.2 15.2 2.7 * * 28.0 5.3
                     
Residence locationc                    
    Metropolitan-large 31.4 0.8 30.8 0.9 30.9 1.1 28.2 1.9 34.8 1.6
    Metropolitan-small 26.1 1.0 25.5 1.0 25.0 1.1 22.7 2.7 32.8 2.6
    Micropolitan 24.1 1.3 24.0 1.4 24.1 1.5 21.2 3.5 25.4 3.7
    Noncore-adjacent 22.2 2.6 22.2 2.7 22.2 3.0 13.9 3.6 21.0 5.1
    Noncore-rural 21.6 2.3 21.8 2.2 22.4 2.2 * * * *
                     
CSHCN                    
    Yes 27.9 1.5 27.4 1.6 27.6 1.9 24.8 3.5 32.0 3.3
    No 28.3 1.0 26.8 1.1 26.1 1.2 26.5 2.4 35.1 1.7
                     

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: 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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