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Table 161c: Income - Adults with incident in past 2 years when they did not follow doctor's advice, by family income, United States, 2001

  Total < 100% of poverty level 100-199% of poverty level 200-399% of poverty level ≥ 400% of poverty level
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 24.3 0.8 29.5 2.8 26.2 2.0 22.3 1.6 25.3 1.6
                     
Age                    
    18-44 26.7 1.2 36.0 3.9 28.5 2.7 25.0 2.2 26.6 2.3
    45-64 27.4 1.6 27.2 5.2 27.2 4.2 24.5 3.0 26.4 2.6
    65 and over 11.7 1.4 * * 14.4 4.2 8.7 2.3 15.7 4.0
                     
Gender                    
    Male 22.5 1.3 25.8 5.1 24.7 3.4 19.4 2.4 23.5 2.2
    Female 25.8 1.1 31.1 3.3 27.1 2.5 24.5 2.1 27.2 2.2
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 22.0 2.1 25.2 4.9 20.9 4.0 15.7 4.0 20.3 5.2
    Hispanic 24.6 0.9 30.6 3.3 26.9 2.3 22.9 1.7 25.3 1.6
                     
Race                    
    White 24.9 1.0 29.8 3.5 28.7 2.6 22.8 1.9 24.8 1.8
    Black or African American 22.1 1.9 22.6 4.8 20.5 3.6 22.0 3.7 28.9 5.3
    Asian 24.3 3.0 * * * * 22.4 5.8 21.7 4.8
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Education                    
    Less than high school graduate 24.8 2.3 26.8 4.5 24.3 4.4 25.6 5.4 * *
    High school graduate 20.5 1.5 28.4 5.0 22.8 3.2 20.8 2.7 11.5 2.7
    At least some college 26.3 1.1 33.7 5.0 30.5 3.3 22.8 2.1 28.4 1.8
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban 26.4 1.4 30.9 4.1 30.7 3.3 23.5 2.6 27.3 2.8
    Suburban 22.5 1.2 23.1 4.6 25.2 3.3 20.4 2.2 23.4 2.1
    Rural 25.6 2.0 35.0 6.1 21.8 4.0 24.8 3.6 28.9 4.7
                     

*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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