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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 153C_d: Education - Adults whose providers sometimes or never show 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 9.3 0.3 11.0 0.6 9.9 0.6 8.3 0.4
                 
Age                
    18-44 11.2 0.4 13.3 1.0 13.1 0.9 9.6 0.5
    45-64 8.5 0.5 11.7 1.2 8.7 0.8 7.5 0.6
    65 and over 5.9 0.5 7.6 1.0 5.0 0.8 5.1 0.8
                 
Gender                
    Male 9.5 0.5 11.4 1.0 10.5 0.9 8.3 0.6
    Female 9.1 0.3 10.7 0.8 9.5 0.6 8.3 0.4
                 
Race                
    White 9.1 0.3 11.3 0.7 9.5 0.6 8.1 0.4
    Black 8.7 0.8 8.8 1.4 10.2 1.4 7.3 1.2
    Asian or Pacific Islander 14.3 2.7 * * * * 12.6 3.1
    American Indian or Alaska Native 16.3 3.3 * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
    Non-Hispanic 9.1 0.3 10.3 0.7 9.8 0.6 8.2 0.4
      White 8.9 0.3 10.6 0.8 9.4 0.6 8.1 0.4
      Black 8.7 0.8 8.7 1.4 10.3 1.4 7.2 1.2
    Hispanic 11.6 0.9 13.6 1.3 11.1 1.5 9.1 1.4
                 
Family incomeb                
    Negative or poor 14.2 1.1 14.5 1.6 15.8 2.0 11.3 2.0
    Near poor/low 10.7 0.7 10.4 1.0 11.7 1.3 9.8 1.2
    Middle 10.5 0.5 11.2 1.2 9.0 0.8 11.6 0.9
    High 7.0 0.4 7.4 1.3 8.4 0.8 6.4 0.5
                 
Insurance coverage                
Under age 65                
    Any private 8.9 0.3 10.1 1.0 9.9 0.7 8.1 0.4
    Public only 16.0 1.4 15.2 1.8 18.0 2.5 14.3 2.7
    Uninsured 15.7 1.3 16.7 2.0 14.8 1.9 15.9 2.2
Age 65 and over                
    Medicare only 6.5 1.0 7.6 1.7 5.2 1.4 6.7 1.7
    Medicare and private 5.2 0.7 8.5 1.6 4.0 0.9 4.3 1.0
    Medicare and other public 8.1 1.9 5.4 1.5 * * * *
                 
Residence location                
    Metropolitan-large 10.1 0.4 10.4 0.9 12.2 0.9 8.9 0.5
    Metropolitan-small 8.5 0.5 11.8 1.3 8.3 0.8 7.4 0.6
    Micropolitan 7.6 0.6 8.6 1.3 6.8 0.9 7.8 1.1
    Noncore-Adjacent 9.5 1.4 13.1 2.8 7.8 1.8 8.8 1.9
    Noncore-Rural * * * * * * * *
                 

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.

*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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