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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 153B_d: Education - Adults whose providers usually showed respect for what they had to say, by educationa, 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 33.3 0.5 28.5 1.1 34.6 0.8 34.2 0.7
                 
Age                
    18-44 35.8 0.8 33.2 1.9 35.0 1.3 37.0 1.0
    45-64 32.6 0.9 26.9 2.0 36.5 1.4 31.5 1.1
    65 and over 28.2 1.1 23.7 1.6 30.5 1.7 30.4 1.7
                 
Gender                
    Male 32.9 0.8 29.5 1.8 35.1 1.3 32.8 1.1
    Female 33.6 0.6 27.8 1.2 34.2 1.1 35.3 0.9
                 
Race                
    White 34.2 0.6 29.7 1.2 36.1 0.9 34.6 0.7
    Black 24.0 1.3 19.1 2.1 24.8 1.9 26.7 2.0
    Asian or Pacific Islander 37.7 3.3 * * * * 39.8 4.1
    American Indian or Alaska Native 31.3 4.4 * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
    Non-Hispanic 34.0 0.6 31.0 1.3 35.0 0.9 34.2 0.8
      White 35.1 0.6 33.0 1.5 36.6 1.0 34.7 0.8
      Black 24.1 1.3 19.5 2.2 24.8 2.0 26.6 2.1
    Hispanic 26.3 1.3 18.9 1.5 29.7 2.5 33.7 2.7
                 
Family incomeb                
    Negative or poor 26.3 1.3 21.9 1.8 26.7 2.3 33.0 3.0
    Near poor/low 29.2 1.1 24.3 1.7 31.7 1.9 32.4 1.8
    Middle 33.5 1.0 30.8 2.0 33.8 1.4 34.4 1.5
    High 36.0 0.9 39.6 2.9 39.0 1.5 34.5 0.9
                 
Insurance coverage                
Under age 65                
    Any private 35.8 0.7 37.0 1.9 37.1 1.1 34.9 0.8
    Public only 26.3 1.6 25.0 2.7 26.3 2.5 29.2 3.3
    Uninsured 29.9 1.7 22.1 2.4 32.7 2.7 34.7 3.4
Age 65 and over                
    Medicare only 28.7 1.7 24.8 2.8 33.3 3.2 28.2 3.2
    Medicare and private 28.8 1.4 22.6 2.3 30.5 2.3 31.3 2.1
    Medicare and other public 22.9 2.7 23.9 3.4 * * * *
                 
Residence locationc                
    Metropolitan-large 33.8 0.7 28.2 1.7 34.2 1.2 35.3 1.0
    Metropolitan-small 33.6 1.1 29.2 2.0 35.2 1.6 34.0 1.4
    Micropolitan 32.1 1.2 30.7 2.6 36.4 2.1 29.1 1.6
    Noncore-adjacent 31.4 2.0 24.3 3.7 33.4 3.7 35.0 3.1
    Noncore-rural 26.9 3.4 * * 30.0 4.4 25.8 4.8
                 

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.

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

 

 

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