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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 232C_a: Children whose parents rate their child's health care in the past year 9-10 on a scale from 0 to 10, by race, United States, 2001

  Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 64.0 1.0 64.8 1.1 63.4 2.3 56.7 6.7 * *
                     
Age                    
    0 - 5 65.0 1.2 65.8 1.5 64.9 3.3 * * * *
    6 - 17 63.5 1.2 64.3 1.4 62.5 2.8 56.9 6.1 * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 63.4 1.2 64.2 1.4 62.9 2.7 59.2 7.9 * *
    Female 64.7 1.2 65.5 1.3 63.9 3.0 54.4 6.9 * *
                     
Family income a                    
    Negative or poor 61.5 2.1 61.8 2.7 63.7 3.1 * * * *
    Near poor/low 60.0 2.0 59.2 2.4 64.3 4.3 * * * *
    Middle 63.8 1.6 65.1 1.8 60.7 4.1 * * * *
    High 67.8 1.5 68.4 1.7 66.0 5.0 * * * *
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Any private 65.4 1.1 66.6 1.2 61.9 3.1 56.3 7.9 * *
    Public only 60.3 1.9 59.3 2.3 64.6 3.1 * * * *
    Uninsured 63.0 3.0 61.6 3.2 * * * * * *
                     
Residence locationb                    
    Metropolitan-large 62.9 1.4 63.9 1.5 63.2 3.0 54.2 7.9 * *
    Metropolitan-small 64.4 1.6 65.0 1.8 63.4 4.0 * * * *
    Micropolitan 66.0 2.5 65.8 2.6 * * * * * *
    Noncore 70.0 3.9 70.0 4.3 * * * * * *
                     
CSHCNc                    
    Yes 57.0 1.8 57.3 1.9 56.4 4.5 * * * *
    No 66.2 1.0 67.3 1.2 65.4 2.4 56.6 6.9 * *
                     

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.

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: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; 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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