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Table 163c: Income - Adults who believe they would have gotten better care if different race/ethnicity, 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 5.2 0.3 9.0 1.3 7.5 1.0 4.2 0.6 2.9 0.5
                     
Age                    
    18-44 6.3 0.5 10.8 2.0 8.0 1.2 4.6 0.8 3.4 0.7
    45-64 5.0 0.6 9.3 2.5 8.8 2.3 5.0 1.5 * *
    65 and over 2.2 0.5 * * * * * * * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 5.4 0.6 6.0 1.6 9.8 1.8 5.4 1.2 3.1 0.8
    Female 5.1 0.4 10.5 1.9 6.0 1.1 3.2 0.6 2.6 0.5
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 14.5 1.6 13.7 2.8 20.8 3.8 * * * *
    Hispanic 4.1 0.3 7.1 1.5 5.2 0.9 3.9 0.7 2.8 0.5
                     
Race                    
    White 2.5 0.3 7.2 1.6 4.3 1.0 * * * *
    Black or African American 16.6 1.5 15.7 3.5 16.8 3.1 14.4 3.0 16.3 3.8
    Asian 12.8 2.2 * * * * * * * *
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Education                    
    Less than high school graduate 9.6 1.3 10.8 2.5 8.6 2.2 * * * *
    High school graduate 3.9 0.5 7.8 2.2 4.8 1.3 * * * *
    At least some college 4.9 0.4 8.3 2.2 9.9 1.8 4.8 0.9 3.3 0.6
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban 7.9 0.7 10.6 1.8 11.1 2.0 5.5 1.1 3.7 0.8
    Suburban 3.7 0.4 5.2 1.5 6.2 1.4 3.4 0.9 2.9 0.8
    Rural 4.6 0.8 * * * * * * * *
                     

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

Key: AI/AN: 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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