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Table 237c: Income - Children with special health care needs without family-centered care, by household income, 2001a

  Total Poor Near poor Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 33.5 0.5 50.3 1.4 38.1 1.1 29.8 0.8 25.3 0.9
                     
Age                    
    0 - 5 32.2 1.1 47.9 2.9 35.4 2.3 28.9 1.9 21.8 1.8
    6-11 31.9 0.7 47.4 2.0 34.6 1.7 29.3 1.2 23.8 1.3
    12 - 17 35.7 0.8 55.6 2.4 44.1 1.9 30.6 1.3 27.8 1.4
                     
Gender                    
    Male 34.0 0.6 50.7 1.7 38.8 1.5 30.7 1.0 25.6 1.1
    Female 32.8 0.8 49.9 2.3 37.1 1.7 28.6 1.3 24.9 1.4
                     
Race                    
    White 30.0 0.5 45.7 1.9 35.2 1.3 27.9 0.9 24.0 0.9
    Black 43.0 1.4 54.8 2.6 39.8 2.4 39.0 2.9 32.0 3.8
    Asian 44.3 4.9 83.8 6.4 49.8 12.0 41.0 9.1 39.7 7.3
    NHOPI 32.8 7.3 71.9 8.4 * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native 48.6 5.4 51.3 8.5 58.1 10.7 45.8 10.3 * *
    >1 Race 33.0 2.4 37.7 5.2 34.2 4.6 32.4 5.2 27.6 5.2
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-Hispanic 31.7 0.5 47.3 1.5 36.1 1.2 29.3 0.8 24.8 0.9
      White 28.8 0.5 42.2 2.0 33.8 1.3 27.6 0.9 23.6 0.9
      Black 42.8 1.4 54.0 2.6 40.4 2.5 38.2 2.9 31.8 3.9
    Hispanic 47.9 1.7 61.6 3.2 49.1 3.5 36.4 3.3 34.0 4.4
                     
Parental education                    
    Less than high school graduate 44.9 1.8 54.7 2.7 42.1 3.6 29.0 4.3 31.8 7.8
    High school graduate 34.5 0.9 47.6 2.4 37.1 1.6 29.6 1.4 26.4 2.3
    At least some college 29.2 0.6 44.2 2.3 34.5 1.4 29.7 1.0 24.6 0.9
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Any private 29.3 0.5 49.5 3.1 35.5 1.4 28.2 0.9 25.0 0.9
    Public only 43.8 1.1 48.5 1.7 39.5 2.1 40.0 2.9 39.8 9.0
    Uninsured 51.5 2.2 63.7 4.3 50.7 3.8 47.7 4.6 29.1 6.8
                     
Residence location                    
    MSA 34.1 0.6 53.8 1.8 39.7 1.5 29.8 1.0 26.3 1.0
    Non-MSA 33.6 1.0 43.9 2.3 34.7 2.0 30.8 1.8 21.9 2.0
                     

aFamily centered care is a composite of 5 questions asked: In the past 12 months / since (his/her) birth [if younger than 12 months], how often did (sample child)'s doctors and other health care providers spend enough time with (him/her)? How often did (sample child)'s doctors and other health care providers listen carefully to you? When (sample child) is seen by doctors and other health care providers, how often are they sensitive to your family's values and customs? In the past 12 months, how often did you get the specific information you needed from (sample child)'s doctors and other health care providers? How often did (sample child)'s doctors or other health care providers help you feel like a partner in (his/her) care? Response options for each question were never; sometimes; usually; always. If all 5 were answered either usually or always, the variable was coded as family centered; if any of the 5 were answered otherwise, the variable was coded as not family centered. Poor refers to incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor, 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: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; 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).

Source: National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs

 

 

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