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Table 160a: Adults with not as much time as wanted with doctor, by race, United States, 2001

  Total White Black or African American Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                         
Total 30.1 0.9 28.6 1.0 30.0 2.0 50.9 3.5 47.1 13.5 43.6 9.6
                         
Age                        
    18-44 32.8 1.2 31.2 1.5 33.6 2.8 49.5 4.3 * * * *
    45-64 30.3 1.6 29.8 1.9 26.7 3.6 53.7 6.8 * * * *
    65 and over 20.5 1.9 19.1 2.1 21.7 5.0 41.4 11.4 * * * *
                         
Gender                        
    Male 27.9 1.4 25.8 1.6 30.8 3.4 48.7 5.3 * * * *
    Female 31.7 1.1 30.7 1.3 29.5 2.5 52.8 4.5 * * * *
                         
Family income                        
    < 100% of poverty level 37.3 2.8 38.3 3.7 23.6 4.0 57.3 13.9 * * * *
    100-199% of poverty level 31.6 2.1 29.9 2.6 27.4 3.6 60.8 9.0 * * * *
    200-399% of poverty level 31.2 1.7 30.1 2.0 34.2 4.2 49.5 6.5 * * * *
    ≥ 400% of poverty level 27.9 1.6 26.5 1.8 29.3 5.2 42.0 5.6 * * * *
                         
Education                        
    Less than high school graduate 31.0 2.3 29.6 2.9 27.0 4.5 * * * * * *
    High school graduate 28.3 1.6 25.9 1.9 31.9 3.5 64.9 9.0 * * * *
    At least some college 30.9 1.1 30.0 1.4 29.9 2.9 45.5 3.8 * * * *
                         
Residence location                        
    Urban 32.8 1.4 31.4 1.9 31.4 2.6 61.0 5.2 * * * *
    Suburban 30.1 1.3 29.0 1.5 29.0 3.7 45.8 4.5 * * * *
    Rural 25.8 2.0 24.7 2.1 28.1 5.3 * * * * * *
                         

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; 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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