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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 156B_c: Income- Adults whose providers usually spend enough time with them, 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 40.3 0.5 34.6 1.4 34.9 1.1 41.7 1.0 42.4 0.8
                     
Age                    
    18-44 41.4 0.8 34.9 2.2 36.9 1.9 42.8 1.4 43.5 1.2
    45-64 40.2 0.9 31.9 2.5 34.2 2.3 41.2 1.5 42.0 1.1
    65 and over 37.5 1.2 37.2 2.8 32.8 2.1 39.6 2.2 39.5 2.1
                     
Gender                    
    Male 40.3 0.7 32.7 2.6 34.4 1.9 42.4 1.4 41.7 1.1
    Female 40.3 0.6 35.5 1.6 35.2 1.4 41.1 1.1 42.9 1.1
                     
Race                    
    White 41.0 0.5 34.5 1.7 36.4 1.3 42.7 1.0 42.5 0.9
    Black 32.9 1.4 32.7 2.8 27.1 2.4 31.8 2.9 38.6 2.7
    Asian or Pacific Islander 45.3 3.3 * * * * 46.5 6.8 47.0 4.8
    American Indian or Alaska Native 37.6 4.4 * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 40.6 0.6 35.8 1.6 34.8 1.3 42.3 1.0 42.1 0.8
      White 41.4 0.6 35.7 2.0 36.4 1.4 43.6 1.1 42.2 0.9
      Black 32.9 1.4 33.6 2.8 27.1 2.4 31.7 3.0 38.2 2.8
    Hispanic 37.3 1.3 28.6 2.8 35.7 2.1 35.3 2.6 48.5 3.0
                     
Educationb (age 18 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 36.3 1.2 32.4 2.1 32.0 1.8 38.1 1.9 45.2 3.0
    High school graduate 39.7 0.9 34.2 2.4 35.2 1.8 40.4 1.4 42.6 1.4
    At least some college 42.2 0.8 38.2 3.1 38.7 2.1 44.5 1.5 42.0 0.9
                     
Insurance coverage                    
Under age 65 years                    
    Any private 42.3 0.6 36.5 2.7 38.4 1.9 43.2 1.2 42.9 0.9
    Public only 33.5 1.8 33.4 2.3 30.6 3.0 34.4 4.3 * *
    Uninsured 35.2 1.5 31.2 3.1 33.9 2.8 36.9 3.3 39.1 3.5
Age 65 and over                    
    Medicare only 37.9 2.0 38.2 5.3 33.9 3.2 42.5 3.5 37.1 3.5
    Medicare and private 38.2 1.6 40.3 4.2 33.4 3.1 38.6 2.9 40.0 2.5
    Medicare and other public 31.8 3.3 32.0 5.0 26.7 4.5 * * * *
                     
Residence locationc                    
    Metropolitan-large 40.9 0.7 35.1 2.0 32.6 1.5 41.2 1.4 43.9 1.1
    Metropolitan-small 39.5 1.0 32.9 2.6 36.9 2.2 42.6 1.5 39.6 1.5
    Micropolitan 40.3 1.4 38.7 3.9 36.8 2.7 40.5 2.7 42.3 2.7
    Noncore-adjacent 37.6 2.4 28.9 5.1 37.3 3.8 41.6 4.4 36.6 4.3
    Noncore-rural 41.8 2.7 * * * * 44.6 3.7 * *
                     

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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