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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 228A_c: Income - Children whose providers always listened carefully to their parents, by family incomea, United States, 2001

  Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 71.9 1.0 68.8 2.1 68.5 2.0 70.9 1.5 76.2 1.4
                     
Age                    
    0 - 5 72.1 1.3 67.1 2.7 69.2 2.5 70.2 2.3 78.9 2.2
    6 - 17 71.7 1.1 70.2 2.5 68.0 2.6 71.2 1.8 74.7 1.7
                     
Gender                    
    Male 72.0 1.3 68.5 2.6 66.4 2.3 71.4 2.1 77.2 1.9
    Female 71.7 1.1 69.1 2.7 70.5 2.7 70.3 1.7 75.1 1.8
                     
Race                    
    White 70.8 1.0 65.9 2.4 66.1 2.3 69.5 1.7 76.2 1.4
    Black 78.2 2.6 74.8 4.0 77.7 4.3 78.9 3.0 84.8 3.6
    Asian or Pacific Islander 71.6 4.1 * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 72.2 1.1 69.5 2.8 66.6 2.4 71.0 1.7 76.7 1.4
      White 71.0 1.1 65.5 3.6 62.0 3.1 69.5 1.9 76.6 1.4
      Black 78.2 2.7 74.2 4.2 78.1 4.4 79.1 3.0 84.6 3.7
    Hispanic 70.1 1.8 67.1 3.0 73.9 2.5 69.6 3.1 68.5 6.6
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Any private 73.0 1.0 66.5 4.1 68.7 2.8 71.8 1.7 76.0 1.4
    Public only 68.0 1.8 69.6 2.3 66.8 2.8 64.8 4.4 * *
    Uninsured 73.9 2.7 * * 75.7 4.8 70.6 5.1 * *
                     
Residence location b                    
    Metropolitan-large 70.9 1.4 67.5 3.0 69.0 3.0 69.6 2.3 73.9 1.9
    Metropolitan-small 72.3 1.5 69.5 4.0 68.2 3.5 69.0 2.6 80.6 2.5
    Micropolitan 74.1 2.1 71.3 5.9 68.6 4.7 74.4 3.2 81.0 3.5
    Noncore 75.7 3.2 72.0 6.7 * * 84.3 4.2 * *
                     
CSHCNc                    
    Yes 69.9 1.4 68.6 3.3 63.2 3.3 69.5 2.5 74.5 2.2
    No 72.6 1.0 69.0 2.4 70.2 2.1 71.5 1.6 76.7 1.5
                     

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.

b See 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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