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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 238b: Children with special health care needs who were without insurance at some point in the past year, by ethnicity, 2001a

      Non-Hispanic    
  Total White Black Hispanic (of any race)
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                 
Total 11.6 0.3 9.7 0.3 13.7 1.1 19.4 1.4
                 
Age                
    0 - 5 13.7 0.9 11.0 0.9 14.7 2.6 25.6 3.3
    6-11 10.9 0.5 9.7 0.5 12.2 1.6 16.1 1.8
    12 - 17 11.3 0.5 9.2 0.5 14.8 1.6 19.4 2.3
                 
Gender                
    Male 11.6 0.5 9.7 0.4 13.9 1.5 18.7 1.6
    Female 11.7 0.5 9.8 0.5 13.5 1.4 20.5 2.4
                 
Household income b                
    Poor 21.8 1.1 19.5 1.3 19.1 2.1 29.5 3.1
    Near poor 20.3 1.0 20.1 1.1 15.8 2.0 24.1 3.0
    Middle 8.7 0.5 8.1 0.6 11.0 2.5 11.9 2.2
    High 3.8 0.4 3.5 0.4 4.3 1.2 7.0 2.1
                 
Parental education                
    Less than high school graduate 18.7 1.4 19.0 1.8 15.7 2.6 20.9 3.6
    High school graduate 12.6 0.6 11.5 0.6 13.3 1.7 19.2 2.6
    At least some college 8.6 0.4 7.3 0.4 13.8 1.7 12.1 1.5
                 
Insurance coverage                
    Any private 4.5 0.3 3.8 0.3 5.9 1.2 8.4 1.6
    Public only 14.4 0.9 14.9 0.9 12.5 1.6 13.8 2.1
                 
Residence location                
    MSA 11.4 0.4 9.0 0.4 13.9 1.2 19.4 1.5
    Non-MSA 14.1 0.8 13.0 0.9 15.4 2.5 23.8 4.6
                 

aIn the past 12 months / since (his/her) birth [if younger than 12 months], was there any time when (sample child) was not covered by any health insurance?

bPoor 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: 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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