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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 182b: Medicare beneficiaries under age 65 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 9.9% 0.6% 9.9% 0.6% 11.4% 0.8% 7.6% 1.2% * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 10.2% 0.8% 10.2% 0.8% 11.3% 1.0% 9.2% 1.7% * *
    Female 9.4% 0.7% 9.4% 0.8% 11.5% 0.9% * * * *
                     
Incomea                    
    Negative or poor 14.0% 1.1% 14.0% 1.2% 17.8% 1.6% 8.1% 1.6% * *
    Near poor/low 6.6% 0.7% 6.6% 0.8% 7.6% 0.9% * * * *
    Middle 6.0% 1.1% * * * * * * * *
    High * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Medicare and Private * * * * * * * * * *
    Medicare and Medicaid 17.2% 1.2% 17.2% 1.3% 21.6% 1.6% 10.8% 2.1% * *
    Medicare HMO * * * * * * * * * *
    Medicare Fee-for-service only 3.9% 0.8% 3.9% 0.9% 4.3% 1.0% * * * *
                     
Residence location                    
    MSA 11.3% 0.7% 11.3% 0.8% 13.0% 1.0% 9.8% 1.6% * *
    Non-MSA 6.3% 1.1% 6.3% 1.1% 7.7% 1.3% * * * *
                     
Functional Limitations                    
    No Limitations * * * * * * * * * *
    At least 1 IADL/ADL * * * * * * * * * *
                     

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: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

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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