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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 158b: Adults not treated with a great deal of dignity and respect, by ethnicity, United States, 2001

          Non-Hispanic
  All Hispanic White Black
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                 
Total 24.1 0.8 23.9 2.1 22.8 1.0 25.0 2.0
                 
Age                
    18-44 28.8 1.2 25.9 2.6 27.8 1.6 27.5 2.7
    45-64 21.5 1.4 19.6 4.3 20.9 1.7 20.3 3.4
    65 and over 14.5 1.4 21.4 6.1 13.1 1.9 25.5 5.7
                 
Gender                
    Male 25.4 1.3 25.7 3.4 23.6 1.7 27.4 3.6
    Female 23.1 1.0 22.8 2.7 22.2 1.3 23.4 2.3
                 
Family income                
    < 100% of poverty level 26.6 2.6 20.9 4.0 26.7 3.9 22.2 4.0
    100-199% of poverty level 30.0 2.1 28.6 4.0 31.3 2.9 25.0 3.7
    200-399% of poverty level 24.0 1.6 32.0 5.5 21.9 1.9 25.3 4.1
    ≥400% of poverty level 20.6 1.4 18.1 4.9 18.8 1.7 29.7 5.4
                 
Education                
    Less than high school graduate 24.4 2.2 21.4 3.5 23.4 3.3 27.8 4.8
    High school graduate 26.1 1.6 26.8 3.9 25.4 2.0 23.8 3.4
    At least some college 22.9 1.0 24.7 3.4 21.3 1.3 24.8 2.9
                 
Residence location                
    Urban 25.1 1.3 24.3 2.9 23.8 1.9 26.0 2.6
    Suburban 23.5 1.2 24.5 3.4 22.0 1.5 25.4 3.7
    Rural 23.9 1.9 * * 23.5 2.2 20.6 5.0
                 

*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: Commonwealth Fund Health Care Quality Survey.

 

 

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