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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 228A_b: Children whose providers always listened carefully to their parents, by ethnicity, United States, 2001

      Non-Hispanic    
  Total All races White Black Hispanic
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 71.9 1.0 72.2 1.1 71.0 1.1 78.2 2.7 70.1 1.8
                     
Age                    
    0 - 5 72.1 1.3 72.2 1.6 70.6 1.8 79.7 3.6 71.8 2.3
    6 - 17 71.7 1.1 72.2 1.2 71.2 1.3 77.3 2.5 68.8 2.1
                     
Gender                    
    Male 72.0 1.3 72.8 1.4 71.1 1.6 81.0 3.0 67.3 2.5
    Female 71.7 1.1 71.5 1.2 70.9 1.3 75.6 2.8 72.8 2.0
                     
Family incomea                    
    Negative or poor 68.8 2.1 69.5 2.8 65.5 3.6 74.2 4.2 67.1 3.0
    Near poor/low 68.5 2.0 66.6 2.4 62.0 3.1 78.1 4.4 73.9 2.5
    Middle 70.9 1.5 71.0 1.7 69.5 1.9 79.1 3.0 69.6 3.1
    High 76.2 1.4 76.7 1.4 76.6 1.4 84.6 3.7 68.5 6.6
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Any private 73.0 1.0 73.5 1.1 72.8 1.2 78.5 2.5 68.1 2.9
    Public only 68.0 1.8 66.6 2.4 61.3 2.9 76.3 4.0 71.6 2.2
    Uninsured 73.9 2.7 74.6 3.4 70.2 4.1 * * 72.2 4.0
                     
Residence locationb                    
    Metropolitan-large 70.9 1.4 71.0 1.7 69.5 1.8 76.6 3.7 70.3 2.1
    Metropolitan-small 72.3 1.5 72.6 1.6 71.4 1.7 80.9 3.0 70.3 4.2
    Micropolitan 74.1 2.1 74.9 2.3 73.4 2.5 * * 64.7 7.0
    Noncore 75.7 3.2 75.9 3.4 75.0 3.7 * * * *
                     
CSHCNc                    
    Yes 69.9 1.4 69.3 1.5 67.8 1.7 74.3 3.5 73.7 3.2
    No 72.6 1.0 73.2 1.2 72.2 1.2 79.2 2.9 69.3 1.9
                     

a Negative or poor refers to household 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.

bSee MEPS entry in the Data Sources Appendix (Appendix A) for more information.

cPopulation is different from other categories. The variable is defined according to age at interview rounds, not the end of the year. Children with missing values are excluded.

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

Key: CSHCN: Children with special health care needs; SE: Standard error.

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

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

 

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