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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 184c
People in fair or poor health who have a specific source of ongoing carea, 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   88.1 0.7 86.3 1.5 84.9 1.6 90.0 1.6 94.0 2.1
Age (not age adjusted) 0-17 95.7 1.3 97.7 2.0 94.6 3.3 * * * *
18-44 78.5 1.5 77.0 3.1 74.9 3.3 81.8 3.4 92.9 2.9
45-64 91.5 0.8 85.8 2.2 87.1 2.5 94.0 1.5 94.8 2.0
65 and over 97.1 0.5 93.9 2.0 96.4 1.0 98.4 0.8 98.2 1.8
Race AI/AN only * * * * * * * * * *
Asian only 88.4 3.9 * * * * * * * *
NHOPI only * * * * * * * * * *
Black only 88.0 1.5 86.8 2.4 87.1 3.3 78.5 7.9 98.5 1.0
White only 88.1 0.9 86.3 1.9 85.6 1.6 91.4 1.6 92.7 2.7
Multiple races 93.2 3.4 * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Hispanic (all races) 82.5 1.8 81.2 3.3 78.6 3.5 84.3 4.2 * *
Non-Hispanic, all races 89.7 0.8 88.0 1.5 86.7 1.7 91.2 1.7 94.4 2.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 87.9 1.5 87.2 2.5 86.2 3.5 77.2 8.4 98.3 1.1
Non-Hispanic, White 90.3 0.9 88.9 1.9 87.5 1.9 93.5 1.6 93.0 2.7
Gender Female 90.3 0.8 89.0 1.5 88.0 1.9 92.1 2.0 94.4 3.2
Male 85.1 1.2 81.8 2.8 80.6 2.9 88.2 2.4 93.5 2.5
Health insurancec, age 0-64 Private 94.1 1.0 94.5 3.2 92.1 2.5 95.3 1.5 94.4 2.4
Public 95.7 0.8 94.9 1.5 94.5 1.9 97.8 1.9 * *
Uninsured 63.9 2.7 63.3 4.9 68.6 3.3 53.2 11.4 * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare and private 98.7 0.4 * * 98.1 1.0 97.9 1.1 100.0 0.0
Medicare and public 97.2 1.2 96.7 1.7 97.5 1.9 * * * *
Medicare only 94.0 1.4 87.3 5.8 93.6 2.3 99.3 0.6 * *
Education (age 25 and over) Less than high school 84.9 1.5 83.4 2.3 83.7 3.1 79.8 4.3 * *
High school graduate 85.8 1.6 81.6 3.7 82.0 3.3 89.9 3.5 93.3 4.9
At least some college 91.2 1.1 86.5 3.5 84.7 3.1 91.9 2.1 96.0 1.5
Residence location Urban 87.4 0.9 85.4 1.7 84.4 1.7 89.5 1.9 93.1 3.4
Rural 89.6 1.5 88.9 2.9 86.1 3.8 91.0 3.0 95.1 2.5

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.

c 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.

* 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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