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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 190d
People with a provider who has office hours nights or weekends, 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   40.9 0.8 39.0 1.1 42.4 1.1 40.6 1.0
Age 18-44 45.9 1.0 45.4 1.6 46.9 1.5 45.5 1.2
45-64 40.4 1.0 39.3 1.9 44.1 1.6 38.4 1.3
65 and over 29.6 1.2 29.8 1.7 30.0 1.7 29.1 2.0
Gender Male 41.4 0.9 40.4 1.4 43.0 1.3 40.7 1.1
Female 40.5 0.8 37.9 1.3 42.0 1.2 40.5 1.1
Race White, single race 40.5 0.8 38.5 1.2 42.2 1.2 40.2 1.0
Black, single race 43.9 2.0 41.8 3.1 42.7 2.8 46.5 2.6
Asian, single race 41.0 3.4 38.0 9.0 50.6 6.5 38.9 3.6
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 30.8 6.8 * * * * * *
Multiple races 44.6 4.3 * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 40.9 0.8 39.1 1.3 42.3 1.1 40.6 1.0
Non-Hispanic, White 40.4 0.9 38.4 1.4 42.0 1.2 40.0 1.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 44.0 2.1 42.1 3.2 42.6 2.8 46.8 2.6
Hispanic (all races) 40.8 1.6 38.3 2.3 44.0 2.6 41.5 2.6
Family incomeb Negative or poor 34.7 1.6 33.9 1.9 37.3 2.7 32.5 3.2
Near poor/low 37.3 1.3 34.8 1.9 40.3 2.1 37.3 2.3
Middle 42.6 1.1 43.1 1.9 42.5 1.5 42.4 1.6
High 42.3 1.1 44.1 2.3 44.6 1.8 41.0 1.1
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 44.1 0.9 45.4 1.7 46.6 1.3 42.5 1.0
Public only 38.5 1.8 37.9 2.2 38.3 3.0 40.0 3.6
Uninsured 43.4 1.8 42.9 2.5 45.1 2.6 42.0 3.1
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 31.4 2.1 31.6 3.1 32.9 3.3 29.2 3.6
Medicare and private 29.1 1.6 29.6 2.7 28.8 2.0 29.1 2.3
Medicare and other public 26.0 2.6 26.7 3.0 * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 45.4 1.0 44.4 1.5 47.3 1.4 44.7 1.2
Metropolitan-small 38.3 1.4 34.9 2.2 40.2 2.0 38.3 1.9
Micropolitan 31.8 2.7 32.3 4.1 34.4 3.1 29.2 3.0
Noncore-adjacent 33.6 3.2 34.3 3.2 38.7 4.0 25.2 4.0
Noncore-not adjacent 26.7 5.5 29.1 6.6 28.0 5.4 * *
Preferred language English 41.0 0.8 39.4 1.2 42.4 1.1 40.7 1.0
Other 39.1 1.8 37.2 2.4 42.7 3.3 39.6 3.1
Born in U.S. Yes 40.8 0.8 39.1 1.2 42.3 1.1 40.3 1.0
No 41.5 1.6 38.4 2.2 43.5 2.8 42.7 2.3

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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