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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 168c: Income - Adults who do not use Web for health information, 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 56.0 0.9 71.3 2.6 63.8 2.0 53.4 1.8 38.2 1.7
                     
Age                    
    18-44 45.3 1.2 61.4 3.5 54.0 2.7 42.3 2.4 27.4 2.2
    45-64 56.7 1.6 78.4 4.7 74.0 3.9 56.8 3.3 41.8 2.8
    65 and over 88.6 1.4 94.7 3.3 92.6 3.2 89.1 2.7 73.7 4.8
                     
Gender                    
    Male 57.1 1.4 71.3 4.5 70.1 3.1 57.7 2.7 40.6 2.4
    Female 55.0 1.2 71.4 3.1 59.0 2.6 49.5 2.3 35.2 2.4
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 71.5 2.0 90.2 2.4 69.6 4.1 61.6 4.8 37.2 6.2
    Hispanic 53.9 1.0 65.6 3.2 62.5 2.3 52.6 1.9 38.2 1.8
                     
Race                    
    White 54.8 1.1 67.2 3.5 62.8 2.6 53.8 2.1 39.0 2.0
    Black or African American 64.1 2.0 80.0 3.9 69.6 3.6 53.8 4.3 45.5 5.4
    Asian 48.1 3.2 60.9 10.4 54.4 7.9 45.4 7.0 33.4 5.0
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 58.4 12.1 * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native 56.4 9.1 * * * * * * * *
                     
Education                    
    Less than high school graduate 87.9 1.6 86.5 3.3 88.3 2.9 84.5 4.2 76.5 11.1
    High school graduate 67.5 1.6 76.0 4.4 65.6 3.3 62.6 3.0 59.6 4.2
    At least some college 40.3 1.2 46.5 5.0 47.1 3.3 41.2 2.3 31.7 1.8
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban 53.7 1.5 70.6 3.8 58.2 3.2 47.8 3.0 32.4 2.7
    Suburban 53.3 1.4 71.8 4.4 66.6 3.3 52.2 2.6 37.7 2.3
    Rural 65.8 2.0 72.1 5.5 66.9 4.2 63.0 3.8 53.1 5.1
                     

*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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