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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 183a
People who have a specific source of ongoing carea, by race, United States, 2003
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                               
Total   87.9 0.2 88.1 0.2 86.8 0.6 85.7 1.2 * * 85.2 2.4 87.5 1.6
Age (not age adjusted) 0-17 94.6 0.3 94.9 0.3 93.4 0.7 92.9 1.5 * * 94.2 3.1 95.0 1.5
18-44 79.3 0.4 79.6 0.5 78.1 1.2 78.0 2.2 * * 75.0 4.3 77.1 3.4
45-64 90.2 0.4 90.4 0.4 89.5 1.0 85.0 2.6 * * 90.8 3.8 91.8 2.8
65 and over 96.6 0.3 96.7 0.3 95.8 0.9 97.6 1.4 * * * * * *
Gender Female 91.1 0.2 91.3 0.3 90.2 0.6 88.8 1.4 * * 91.6 2.3 91.1 1.8
Male 84.5 0.3 84.9 0.3 82.6 0.9 82.4 1.8 * * 78.7 4.0 83.5 2.6
Health insuranceb, age 0-64 Private 92.7 0.2 92.8 0.2 92.3 0.6 91.2 1.2 * * 91.3 2.7 91.7 2.0
Public 93.3 0.5 93.2 0.6 93.0 1.0 93.2 3.1 * * 100.0 0.0 96.5 1.6
Uninsured 59.1 0.8 59.0 0.9 59.2 2.1 51.3 4.0 * * 70.6 5.0 66.9 4.5
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare and private 97.9 0.3 97.9 0.3 98.6 0.6 * * * * * * * *
Medicare and public 96.8 0.7 96.7 0.9 96.9 1.3 * * * * * * * *
Medicare only 93.9 0.8 93.9 0.8 94.2 1.8 * * * * * * * *
Family incomec Negative or poor 81.5 0.7 81.2 0.9 83.0 1.5 77.2 4.9 * * * * 78.5 4.4
Near poor/low 82.0 0.6 81.8 0.7 83.7 1.4 76.3 4.5 * * 84.5 4.9 83.2 4.0
Middle 88.6 0.4 88.4 0.4 89.8 0.9 89.1 2.2 * * 90.6 3.6 92.7 2.4
High 93.2 0.3 93.4 0.3 92.5 1.1 91.9 1.5 * * * * 92.4 3.1
Education (age 25 and over) Less than high school 77.6 0.7 77.2 0.8 81.8 1.7 78.9 4.8 * * * * 78.9 4.3
High school graduate 85.5 0.5 85.9 0.5 84.8 1.1 72.7 4.7 * * * * 86.9 3.3
At least some college 90.9 0.3 91.0 0.3 90.4 0.8 89.2 1.4 * * 90.9 2.8 91.7 2.4
Residence location Urban 87.3 0.3 87.4 0.3 87.0 0.6 85.6 1.3 * * 83.6 3.4 88.4 1.7
Rural 89.4 0.4 89.9 0.5 85.9 1.7 88.1 4.4 * * 87.7 3.5 84.2 3.4

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

b A small number of persons who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private health insurance" category only.

c 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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology.For a small number of persons, family income could not be imputed because data were missing for key imputation variables.

* 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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