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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 186d
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care, by educationa, United States, 2002
Population group Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate At least some college
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   15.5 0.7 21.3 1.4 15.0 1.1 12.2 1.0
Age 18-44 15.8 0.8 21.6 1.6 14.9 1.2 12.7 1.1
45-64 16.5 1.3 23.8 2.5 17.6 2.3 12.4 1.7
65 and over * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 13.3 0.8 17.8 1.5 12.1 1.2 11.4 1.1
Female 18.6 1.0 26.8 2.0 19.6 1.6 13.2 1.4
Race White, single race 15.7 0.8 22.4 1.6 15.2 1.2 11.6 1.0
Black, single race 14.0 1.6 15.5 3.2 14.1 2.3 12.9 2.9
Asian, single race 13.4 3.1 * * * * 11.1 3.2
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * *
Multiple races * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 13.4 0.8 18.5 1.8 14.0 1.1 11.0 1.0
Non-Hispanic, White 12.9 0.9 19.8 2.3 13.8 1.4 9.9 1.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 14.0 1.6 15.2 3.3 14.4 2.3 12.7 2.9
Hispanic (all races) 22.6 1.5 24.5 2.1 19.6 2.3 21.7 2.4
Family incomeb Negative or poor 24.7 1.8 27.5 2.7 22.1 3.1 22.3 3.5
Near poor/low 24.2 1.7 24.7 2.6 22.0 2.7 26.4 3.4
Middle 13.9 1.2 16.1 1.9 13.9 1.6 12.4 1.9
High 6.8 0.9 * * 6.1 1.4 6.9 1.1
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 8.7 0.7 11.0 1.5 8.8 1.1 8.1 0.9
Public only 21.2 2.3 18.6 3.1 22.4 3.7 * *
Uninsured 27.8 1.5 29.7 2.2 25.6 2.1 27.9 2.8
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public * * * * * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 17.1 1.0 22.5 1.6 17.2 1.4 14.2 1.3
Metropolitan-small 13.6 1.1 19.8 2.9 14.3 1.8 8.8 1.4
Micropolitan 12.3 2.2 20.8 4.8 * * 9.0 2.2
Noncore-adjacent 12.0 3.0 * * * * * *
Noncore-not adjacent * * * * * * * *
Preferred language English 13.9 0.8 19.1 1.6 14.2 1.1 11.5 1.0
Other 21.6 1.6 24.7 2.3 19.4 2.6 17.6 2.7
Born in U.S. Yes 13.7 0.7 18.8 1.6 13.5 1.1 11.5 1.0
No 20.9 1.5 25.1 2.1 21.3 2.7 15.0 2.1

a Persons age 18 and over. Less than high school graduate refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

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 See MEPS entry in the Data Sources Appendix (Appendix A) for more information.

* 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: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

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