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Table 165c: Income - Adults who do not strongly agree that doctor understands their background and values, 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 40.5 0.9 41.1 2.7 43.0 2.1 40.9 1.8 40.6 1.7
                     
Age                    
    18-44 48.1 1.3 47.8 3.6 50.1 2.7 46.9 2.4 47.6 2.5
    45-64 36.5 1.6 37.3 5.3 31.9 4.2 37.3 3.2 36.6 2.7
    65 and over 22.5 2.0 22.7 6.2 28.5 5.6 25.4 4.1 22.9 4.8
                     
Gender                    
    Male 43.4 1.4 48.2 4.9 49.2 3.5 40.5 2.7 42.7 2.5
    Female 38.0 1.1 37.4 3.2 38.4 2.6 41.3 2.3 38.0 2.4
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 38.2 2.2 34.4 4.7 43.0 4.4 44.6 5.0 32.7 6.0
    Hispanic 40.8 1.0 41.8 3.3 43.4 2.4 40.7 1.9 41.0 1.8
                     
Race                    
    White 40.0 1.1 39.1 3.5 41.8 2.7 41.2 2.1 39.8 2.0
    Black or African American 41.0 2.1 44.1 5.0 40.4 4.0 41.2 4.3 40.3 5.5
    Asian 51.4 3.2 55.9 11.9 49.7 8.1 51.5 6.3 55.7 5.4
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native 40.2 9.1 * * * * * * * *
                     
Education                    
    Less than high school graduate 33.4 2.3 39.3 4.3 36.2 4.6 37.5 5.7 44.1 12.4
    High school graduate 39.2 1.7 30.2 4.3 39.2 3.4 42.2 3.1 30.3 3.9
    At least some college 43.2 1.2 55.0 5.0 51.3 3.3 40.7 2.3 43.2 1.9
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban 42.7 1.5 44.4 4.0 48.3 3.3 41.2 2.9 46.0 3.1
    Suburban 41.1 1.3 41.9 4.8 41.2 3.5 44.3 2.7 40.4 2.3
    Rural 35.6 2.0 34.3 5.7 39.0 4.5 33.7 3.7 29.7 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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