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Table 181b: Ethnicity- Medicare beneficiaries 65 and older with nursing home care in the past year, by ethnicity, 2000

      Non-Hispanic    
  Total All races White Black Hispanic (of any race)
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 9.6% 0.2% 9.6% 0.3% 10.0% 0.3% 9.3% 0.8% 6.5% 0.7%
                     
Age                    
    65 to 74 2.2% 0.2% 2.2% 0.2% 2.0% 0.2% * * * *
    75 to 84 8.0% 0.4% 8.0% 0.4% 8.1% 0.4% 10.5% 1.6% * *
    85 and older 29.2% 1.1% 29.2% 1.1% 30.8% 1.2% 23.0% 3.1% 18.7% 3.3%
                     
Gender                    
    Male 6.3% 0.3% 6.3% 0.3% 6.2% 0.4% 8.2% 1.1% 6.8% 1.2%
    Female 11.9% 0.3% 11.9% 0.3% 12.7% 0.4% 9.9% 0.9% 6.3% 0.9%
                     
Incomea                    
    Negative or poor 18.4% 0.9% 18.4% 1.0% 24.3% 1.2% 11.5% 1.6% 7.4% 0.9%
    Near poor/low 11.2% 0.5% 11.2% 0.5% 12.0% 0.5% 8.9% 1.1% 7.2% 1.5%
    Middle 5.7% 0.3% 5.7% 0.3% 5.9% 0.3% * * * *
    High 5.7% 0.4% 5.7% 0.4% 5.7% 0.4% * * * *
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Medicare and private 3.7% 0.2% 3.7% 0.2% 4.0% 0.2% * * * *
    Medicare and Medicaid 35.6% 1.4% 35.6% 1.3% 48.9% 1.7% 23.2% 2.1% 12.2% 1.6%
    Medicare HMO 2.8% 0.3% 2.8% 0.3% 2.9% 0.3% * * * *
    Medicare fee-for-service only 13.9% 1.0% 13.9% 1.0% 18.5% 1.3% * * * *
                     
Residence location                    
    MSA 9.2% 0.3% 9.2% 0.3% 9.6% 0.3% 8.8% 0.9% 5.8% 0.8%
    Non-MSA 10.7% 0.5% 10.7% 0.5% 10.9% 0.5% 10.8% 0.9% * *
                     
Functional limitations                    
    No limitations 0.4% 0.1% 0.4% 0.1% 0.4% 0.1% * * * *
    At least 1 IADL/ADL 2.4% 0.2% 2.4% 0.2% 2.4% 0.3% * * * *
                     

aNegative or poor refers to incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

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

Key: SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area; IADL: Instrumental activities of daily living; ADL: Activities of daily living

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey.

 

 

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