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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 155d: Education- People not satisfied with quality of care received from provider, 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 22.4 0.5 22.1 0.9 22.2 0.7 22.7 0.7
                 
Age                
    18-44 25.9 0.7 26.7 1.4 25.3 1.0 25.9 1.0
    45-64 21.5 0.8 22.7 1.7 22.3 1.2 20.7 1.0
    65 and over 15.7 0.8 16.0 1.2 15.1 1.2 16.0 1.3
                 
Gender                
    Male 22.5 0.6 21.5 1.2 21.9 1.0 23.3 0.9
    Female 22.3 0.6 22.6 1.2 22.4 0.8 22.1 0.8
                 
Race                
    White 21.9 0.5 22.0 1.0 22.1 0.8 21.7 0.7
    Black 21.1 1.2 21.2 2.0 19.3 1.7 22.6 1.8
    Asian or Pacific Islander 36.3 3.0 * * 36.3 5.6 37.8 4.0
    American Indian or Alaska Native 30.1 4.7 * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
    Non-Hispanic 22.4 0.5 22.1 0.9 22.2 0.7 22.7 0.7
      White 21.5 0.6 20.4 1.2 21.9 0.8 21.5 0.7
      Black 20.6 1.2 20.6 2.0 19.4 1.7 21.8 1.7
    Hispanic 26.5 1.3 27.6 1.8 24.3 2.2 26.8 2.5
                 
Family incomeb                
    Negative or poor 24.4 1.3 26.0 2.0 25.2 2.2 19.8 2.5
    Near poor/low 21.5 1.0 20.2 1.4 22.3 1.6 22.3 1.9
    Middle 23.4 0.9 22.2 1.6 21.7 1.2 25.6 1.2
    High 21.6 0.7 21.3 2.0 21.7 1.2 21.6 0.8
                 
Insurance coverage                
Under age 65                
    Any private 23.5 0.6 24.4 1.5 23.4 0.9 23.3 0.8
    Public only 26.8 1.7 27.0 2.3 25.8 2.7 28.2 3.6
    Uninsured 26.7 1.5 26.0 2.4 27.1 2.4 26.9 2.8
Age 65 and over                
    Medicare only 16.4 1.5 14.1 1.9 19.3 2.6 16.1 2.8
    Medicare and private 14.5 1.1 14.6 1.8 13.5 1.6 15.4 1.7
    Medicare and other public 19.7 2.4 22.5 3.0 * * * *
                 
Residence locationc                
    Metropolitan-large 24.5 0.8 23.6 1.2 24.9 1.2 24.7 1.0
    Metropolitan-small 20.3 0.8 22.9 2.1 19.8 1.0 19.5 1.1
    Micropolitan 18.8 1.4 16.6 1.9 18.8 2.0 20.2 1.9
    Noncore-adjacent 19.2 2.2 18.6 4.2 20.5 2.8 17.7 2.8
    Noncore-rural 21.8 3.2 * * 20.0 4.3 21.8 4.1
                 

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.

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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