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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 182c: Medicare beneficiaries under age 65 with nursing home care in the past year, by income, 2000a

  Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 9.9% 0.6% 14.0% 1.1% 6.6% 0.7% 6.0% 1.1% * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 10.2% 0.8% 13.9% 1.6% 7.6% 1.0% * * * *
    Female 9.4% 0.7% 14.2% 1.3% * * * * * *
                     
Race                    
    White 10.7% 0.7% 16.3% 1.5% 7.4% 0.8% * * * *
    Black 7.5% 1.2% 8.0% 1.6% * * * * * *
    Asian or Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
    AI/AN * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-hispanic White 11.4% 0.7% 17.8% 1.6% 7.6% 0.9% * * * *
    Non-hispanic Black 7.6% 1.2% 8.1% 1.6% * * * * * *
    Hispanic * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Medicare and Private * * * * * * * * * *
    Medicare and Medicaid 17.2% 1.2% 16.7% 1.4% 14.5% 1.9% * * * *
    Medicare HMO * * * * * * * * * *
    Medicare Fee-for-service only 3.9% 0.8% * * * * * * * *
                     
Residence location                    
    MSA 11.3% 0.7% 16.2% 1.4% 7.1% 0.8% 7.4% 1.0% * *
    Non-MSA 6.3% 1.1% 8.6% 1.8% * * * * * *
                     
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: 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).

 

 

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