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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 153A_a: Adults whose providers always showed respect for what they had to say, by race, United States, 2001

  Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 57.4 0.6 56.7 0.6 67.3 1.4 47.9 3.2 52.4 4.9
                     
Age                    
    18-44 52.9 0.8 51.8 0.9 64.2 1.8 43.4 4.0 * *
    45-64 59.0 1.0 58.2 1.0 68.7 2.5 52.2 5.7 * *
    65 and over 66.0 1.1 65.3 1.2 76.9 3.0 * * * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 57.6 0.9 57.2 0.9 64.8 2.7 48.5 5.2 * *
    Female 57.4 0.7 56.2 0.7 68.8 1.4 47.5 3.3 * *
                     
Family incomea                    
    Negative or poor 59.6 1.5 57.6 1.8 68.5 2.6 * * * *
    Near poor/low 60.1 1.2 59.6 1.3 67.6 2.7 * * * *
    Middle 56.1 1.0 55.1 1.1 66.1 2.6 52.0 6.0 * *
    High 57.0 0.9 56.6 0.9 67.7 3.0 47.3 4.5 * *
                     
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 60.5 1.2 59.0 1.4 72.2 2.5 * * * *
    High school graduate 55.5 0.9 54.4 1.0 65.0 2.3 * * * *
    At least some college 57.5 0.8 57.2 0.8 66.1 2.1 47.7 3.8 * *
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
    Any private 55.3 0.7 54.5 0.8 66.3 2.1 48.3 3.8 * *
    Public only 58.0 1.9 56.7 2.2 65.9 2.9 * * * *
    Uninsured 54.5 2.0 53.1 2.2 63.2 4.2 * * * *
Age 65 and over                    
    Medicare only 65.0 1.8 64.1 2.1 74.7 4.0 * * * *
    Medicare and private 66.0 1.4 65.3 1.5 * * * * * *
    Medicare and other public 69.1 3.0 70.6 3.3 * * * * * *
                     
Residence locationc                    
    Metropolitan-large 56.2 0.8 55.1 0.8 66.5 1.9 47.1 3.3 * *
    Metropolitan-small 58.1 1.2 57.2 1.2 71.4 2.6 * * * *
    Micropolitan 60.2 1.2 60.3 1.2 65.3 5.3 * * * *
    Noncore-adjacent 59.1 1.7 58.5 1.8 * * * * * *
    Noncore-rural 64.7 3.7 63.5 4.0 * * * * * *
                     

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; SE: Standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

 

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