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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 153B_c: Income - Adults whose providers usually showed respect for what they had to say, by family incomea, United States, 2001

  Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 33.3 0.5 26.3 1.3 29.2 1.1 33.4 1.0 36.0 0.9
                     
Age                    
    18-44 35.8 0.8 28.2 2.0 31.0 1.6 35.9 1.4 39.2 1.3
    45-64 32.6 0.9 24.7 2.3 30.1 2.1 32.2 1.6 34.3 1.2
    65 and over 28.2 1.1 23.5 2.2 25.9 2.0 29.1 1.9 30.5 1.8
                     
Gender                    
    Male 32.9 0.8 23.6 2.3 28.7 1.8 34.2 1.3 34.7 1.2
    Female 33.5 0.6 27.7 1.4 29.5 1.2 32.8 1.1 37.2 1.1
                     
Race                    
    White 34.2 0.6 27.9 1.5 30.1 1.2 34.6 1.0 36.4 0.9
    Black 24.0 1.3 21.3 2.2 23.5 2.6 23.5 2.2 27.0 3.0
    Asian or Pacific Islander 38.1 3.3 * * * * 34.0 5.4 43.4 4.7
    American Indian or Alaska Native 31.3 4.4 * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 34.0 0.6 27.7 1.4 30.1 1.2 34.1 1.0 36.2 0.9
      White 35.1 0.6 30.1 1.7 31.4 1.4 35.6 1.1 36.5 0.9
      Black 24.1 1.3 21.3 2.2 23.7 2.7 23.2 2.2 27.5 3.0
    Hispanic 26.2 1.3 19.2 2.7 23.8 2.1 26.9 2.0 33.3 3.0
                     
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 28.5 1.1 21.9 1.8 24.3 1.7 30.8 2.0 39.6 2.9
    High school graduate 34.6 0.8 26.7 2.3 31.7 1.9 33.8 1.4 39.0 1.5
    At least some college 34.2 0.7 33.0 3.0 32.4 1.8 34.4 1.5 34.5 0.9
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65 years                    
    Any private 35.8 0.7 32.8 2.9 32.0 1.7 35.2 1.2 37.0 1.0
    Public only 26.3 1.6 23.6 2.0 25.7 2.7 31.0 4.1 * *
    Uninsured 29.8 1.7 25.9 3.1 31.8 2.9 30.5 3.0 30.3 3.8
Age 65 and over                    
    Medicare only 28.5 1.7 27.5 4.3 27.9 3.1 30.8 3.1 26.7 3.0
    Medicare and private 28.8 1.4 25.8 3.6 24.1 2.6 28.5 2.5 32.2 2.2
    Medicare and other public 22.5 2.7 16.3 3.6 25.1 4.6 * * * *
                     
Residence locationc                    
    Metropolitan-large 33.8 0.7 25.4 1.9 27.3 1.5 33.2 1.3 37.3 1.2
    Metropolitan-small 33.4 1.1 27.0 2.6 30.9 1.9 35.9 1.8 34.0 1.6
    Micropolitan 32.1 1.2 26.8 3.0 30.5 2.6 32.1 2.3 34.6 2.2
    Noncore-adjacent 31.4 2.0 29.8 5.3 30.2 4.2 28.6 4.1 37.6 5.3
    Noncore-rural 26.9 3.4 * * * * 23.3 4.5 * *
                     

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: 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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