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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 190a
People with a provider who has office hours nights or weekends, by race, United States, 2002
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   45.4 0.7 45.3 0.8 46.7 1.8 43.9 3.3 * * 35.0 4.9 50.7 3.7
Age 0-17 56.4 1.1 57.7 1.2 52.0 2.6 52.2 5.6 * * 42.7 6.2 56.7 5.1
18-44 45.9 1.0 46.0 1.1 46.9 2.6 41.9 3.9 * * * * 45.6 6.0
45-64 40.4 1.0 40.4 1.2 40.3 2.4 42.2 4.5 * * * * * *
65 and over 29.8 1.2 28.9 1.3 39.4 3.8 * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 46.5 0.8 46.3 0.9 47.4 2.0 47.7 3.7 * * 36.1 6.8 49.5 5.1
Female 44.4 0.8 44.3 0.8 46.1 2.1 40.6 3.7 * * 34.1 4.6 51.7 4.2
Family incomea Negative or poor 38.3 1.5 37.0 2.0 41.9 2.9 29.3 7.3 * * * * * *
Near poor/low 42.9 1.3 42.1 1.5 48.2 2.9 30.4 8.7 * * * * * *
Middle 47.7 1.1 47.4 1.2 47.6 3.0 53.7 6.8 * * * * 55.6 5.6
High 46.6 1.1 46.7 1.1 48.8 3.0 45.9 3.7 * * * * 46.5 5.9
Educationb Less than high school graduate 39.0 1.1 38.5 1.2 41.8 3.1 38.0 9.0 * * * * * *
High school graduate 42.4 1.1 42.2 1.2 42.7 2.8 50.6 6.5 * * * * * *
At least some college 40.6 1.0 40.2 1.0 46.5 2.6 38.9 3.6 * * * * * *
Health insurance, under age 65 Any private 49.0 0.9 49.3 0.9 49.2 2.3 45.9 3.3 * * 34.4 5.8 48.3 4.3
Public only 43.0 1.6 41.9 1.8 44.5 3.0 * * * * * * 56.2 7.8
Uninsured 45.5 1.7 45.2 1.9 44.8 4.1 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 31.8 2.1 30.1 2.2 46.4 5.7 * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private 29.2 1.6 28.8 1.7 35.7 5.9 * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public 25.8 2.6 22.8 3.0 37.8 6.0 * * * * * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 50.0 0.9 50.0 1.0 50.3 2.1 49.0 3.2 * * * * 57.7 4.3
Metropolitan-small 42.9 1.5 43.3 1.5 41.6 4.2 24.2 7.2 * * * * 47.2 8.1
Micropolitan 35.2 2.6 34.9 2.8 39.5 6.8 * * * * * * * *
Noncore-adjacent 35.6 3.1 37.7 3.3 20.0 3.6 * * * * * * * *
Noncore-not adjacent 32.5 6.0 33.9 5.7 * * * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 57.5 1.5 57.4 1.7 59.1 4.1 * * * * * * * *
No 56.2 1.2 58.0 1.3 49.9 2.7 52.7 6.0 * * * * 53.3 5.4
Preferred language English 45.9 0.8 45.8 0.8 46.8 1.9 46.5 4.2 * * 35.6 5.0 50.7 3.7
Other 39.6 1.6 39.3 1.9 * * 41.0 4.9 * * * * * *
Born in U.S. Yes 45.7 0.8 45.6 0.8 46.4 1.9 49.4 4.7 * * 34.5 5.1 52.3 3.8
No 42.1 1.6 41.3 1.7 52.1 5.0 41.2 3.6 * * * * * *

a 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.

b 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.

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; CSHCN: Children with special health care needs; 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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