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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 232B_b: Children whose parents rate their child's health care in the past year 7-8 on a scale from 0 to 10, 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 29.2 0.8 29.3 0.9 28.8 1.1 28.7 2.0 28.7 1.5
                     
Age                    
    0 - 5 28.6 1.2 28.8 1.3 28.4 1.7 28.5 3.1 27.7 2.5
    6 - 17 29.6 1.0 29.6 1.1 29.1 1.3 28.8 2.7 29.4 2.0
                     
Gender                    
    Male 29.5 1.1 29.4 1.2 28.8 1.4 29.4 2.5 30.4 1.9
    Female 28.9 1.0 29.3 1.1 28.9 1.4 28.0 2.5 27.0 2.0
                     
Family income a                    
    Negative or poor 27.6 1.9 28.3 2.2 26.8 3.3 28.7 3.0 25.8 2.5
    Near poor/low 31.4 1.9 32.3 2.3 33.9 3.1 29.1 4.1 28.6 3.0
    Middle 29.8 1.5 29.7 1.7 28.9 1.8 29.0 3.7 30.3 3.0
    High 28.2 1.4 28.0 1.5 27.4 1.8 27.5 4.6 31.7 5.8
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Any private 29.4 1.0 29.1 1.1 28.2 1.2 30.4 2.9 31.7 2.6
    Public only 29.0 1.5 29.8 1.8 31.1 2.6 27.0 3.0 27.0 2.4
    Uninsured 28.1 2.6 30.3 3.3 32.4 3.7 * * 22.6 3.7
                     
Residence location b                    
    Metropolitan-large 30.0 1.1 29.9 1.3 29.1 1.5 29.0 2.7 30.1 1.9
    Metropolitan-small 29.2 1.4 29.6 1.6 29.3 1.9 28.8 3.9 26.1 3.0
    Micropolitan 28.4 2.2 29.3 2.3 30.0 2.5 * * 17.6 4.6
    Noncore 23.2 3.5 22.4 3.7 22.8 4.0 * * * *
                     
CSHCNc                    
                     
    Yes 32.7 1.5 33.2 1.6 33.7 1.9 29.4 3.6 29.1 2.8
    No 28.2 0.9 28.2 1.1 27.3 1.3 28.5 2.2 28.4 1.7
                     

aNegative 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.

c Population 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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