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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 156B_a: Race- Adults whose providers usually spend enough time with them, by race, United States, 2001

  Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 40.3 0.5 41.0 0.5 32.9 1.4 45.3 3.3 37.6 4.4
                     
Age                    
    18-44 41.4 0.8 42.1 0.8 35.3 2.0 46.5 4.5 * *
    45-64 40.2 0.9 41.1 0.9 30.8 2.4 44.4 5.4 * *
    65 and over 37.5 1.2 38.1 1.3 27.4 3.2 * * * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 40.3 0.7 40.7 0.8 32.9 2.5 49.8 4.6 * *
    Female 40.3 0.6 41.2 0.7 32.8 1.5 42.1 4.0 * *
                     
Family incomea                    
    Negative or poor 34.6 1.4 34.5 1.7 32.7 2.8 * * * *
    Near poor/low 34.9 1.1 36.4 1.3 27.1 2.4 * * * *
    Middle 41.7 1.0 42.7 1.0 31.8 2.9 46.5 6.8 * *
    High 42.4 0.8 42.5 0.9 38.6 2.7 47.0 4.8 * *
                     
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 36.3 1.2 37.9 1.3 27.0 2.4 * * * *
    High school graduate 39.7 0.9 40.9 0.9 30.6 2.2 * * * *
    At least some college 42.2 0.8 42.1 0.9 38.7 1.9 50.9 4.1 * *
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65                    
    Any private 42.3 0.6 42.9 0.7 36.5 1.9 45.8 3.8 * *
    Public only 33.5 1.8 35.1 2.1 26.5 2.7 * * * *
    Uninsured 35.2 1.5 36.1 1.6 27.8 3.9 * * * *
Age 65 and over                    
    Medicare only 37.9 2.0 38.6 2.1 30.7 4.8 * * * *
    Medicare and private 38.2 1.6 38.6 1.6 * * * * * *
    Medicare and other public 31.8 3.3 31.5 3.8 * * * * * *
                     
Residence locationc                    
    Metropolitan-large 40.9 0.7 41.7 0.7 34.1 1.8 45.7 3.9 * *
    Metropolitan-small 39.5 1.0 40.3 1.0 28.4 2.1 * * * *
    Micropolitan 40.3 1.4 40.4 1.5 33.2 5.3 * * * *
    Noncore-adjacent 37.6 2.4 38.4 2.6 * * * * * *
    Noncore-rural 41.8 2.7 41.1 2.5 * * * * * *
                     

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: 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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