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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 158d: Education - Adults not treated with a great deal of dignity and respect, by education, 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 24.1 0.8 24.4 2.2 26.1 1.6 22.9 1.0
                 
Age                
    18-44 28.8 1.2 33.3 3.9 30.0 2.3 27.3 1.5
    45-64 21.5 1.4 20.7 3.8 23.7 2.8 20.3 1.8
    65 and over 14.5 1.4 16.9 3.3 18.7 3.4 9.9 2.0
                 
Gender                
    Male 25.4 1.3 23.4 3.6 29.5 2.8 23.8 1.7
    Female 23.1 1.0 25.1 2.7 23.7 1.9 22.2 1.3
                 
Ethnicity                
    Non-Hispanic 23.9 2.1 21.4 3.5 26.8 3.9 24.7 3.4
    Hispanic 24.0 0.9 25.7 2.7 25.8 1.7 22.7 1.1
                 
Race                
    White 23.2 1.0 23.9 2.8 25.5 1.9 21.7 1.2
    Black or African American 25.0 1.9 26.4 4.4 23.8 3.2 25.3 2.8
    Asian 40.1 3.5 * * 44.0 9.4 38.9 3.9
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native 32.7 9.3 * * * * * *
                 
Family income                
    < 100% of poverty level 26.6 2.6 24.7 4.0 29.1 4.7 26.5 4.9
    100-199% of poverty level 30.0 2.1 32.1 4.7 28.0 3.4 30.8 3.2
    200-399% of poverty level 24.0 1.6 24.8 5.4 26.4 2.9 22.3 2.0
    ≥400% of poverty level 20.6 1.4 * * 19.1 3.5 21.1 1.6
                 
Residence location                
    Urban 25.1 1.3 23.0 3.1 26.4 2.6 25.0 1.7
    Suburban 23.5 1.2 21.1 3.7 25.8 2.4 22.7 1.5
    Rural 23.9 1.9 29.2 4.5 26.2 3.4 19.1 2.7
                 

*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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