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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 179c
People age 65 and over with any private health insurancea, by family incomeb, United States, 2003
Population group Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   62.7 0.7 28.9 2.1 51.9 1.5 69.2 1.3 75.0 1.4
Race AI/AN only * * * * * * * * * *
Asian only 39.8 3.8 * * * * * * * *
NHOPI only * * * * * * * * * *
Black only 37.1 1.7 12.6 2.8 36.2 3.8 53.9 4.4 63.5 7.4
White only 65.7 0.7 34.5 2.6 54.8 1.6 70.5 1.4 76.7 1.5
Multiple races 52.6 6.6 * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Hispanic (all races) 23.0 1.8 5.9 1.7 17.9 3.0 38.9 5.4 60.6 7.1
Non-Hispanic, all races 65.1 0.7 32.9 2.5 54.4 1.6 70.5 1.3 75.3 1.5
Non-Hispanic, Black 37.1 1.7 12.3 2.8 36.0 3.8 54.7 4.5 64.2 7.5
Non-Hispanic, White 68.6 0.7 41.1 3.1 58.1 1.7 71.9 1.4 77.0 1.5
Gender Female 61.6 0.7 28.5 2.4 54.8 1.7 69.2 1.4 74.3 1.7
Male 64.2 0.8 30.1 3.3 47.5 2.1 69.2 1.6 75.7 1.8
Education Less than high school 47.3 1.1 24.3 2.4 42.2 2.2 63.4 2.5 61.4 4.6
High school graduate 68.1 1.0 36.4 4.3 61.2 2.4 71.4 1.9 73.9 2.5
At least some college 70.6 1.0 41.0 6.0 55.9 2.9 70.6 1.8 78.2 1.7
Residence location Urban 61.8 0.8 24.4 2.4 50.9 1.8 68.9 1.5 74.9 1.7
Rural 64.7 1.3 38.9 3.9 53.6 2.7 69.7 2.5 75.9 3.0

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b 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.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: Standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

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