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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 196C_c
Children whose parents rate their child's health care in the past year 9-10 on a scale from 0 to 10, by family incomea, United States, 2002
Population group Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   64.9 0.8 61.3 1.9 62.7 1.6 64.9 1.3 68.0 1.7
Age 0-5 66.3 1.3 64.5 2.5 63.7 2.4 66.9 2.2 69.1 2.8
6-17 64.0 0.9 58.6 2.2 62.1 2.0 63.8 1.6 67.5 1.9
Gender Male 63.9 1.0 57.9 2.7 62.8 2.0 64.5 1.5 66.9 2.2
Female 65.9 1.0 64.8 2.1 62.6 2.2 65.4 1.7 69.1 2.0
Race White, single race 65.9 0.9 62.7 2.2 63.1 2.0 65.9 1.5 68.7 1.8
Black, single race 65.1 1.8 59.2 3.7 65.3 3.0 67.4 3.5 72.3 4.8
Asian, single race 44.9 4.8 * * * * * * * *
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 55.3 4.7 * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 64.8 0.9 58.1 2.4 62.6 2.0 65.5 1.5 67.9 1.7
Non-Hispanic, White 66.2 1.0 59.8 3.1 62.9 2.7 66.6 1.6 68.6 1.9
Non-Hispanic, Black 64.9 1.8 57.7 3.8 65.7 3.1 67.7 3.5 72.4 4.9
Hispanic (all races) 64.9 1.5 68.9 2.8 62.9 2.4 61.3 3.3 69.8 4.9
Health insurance Any private 66.0 0.9 52.4 4.3 66.5 2.3 64.7 1.5 68.6 1.7
Public only 61.7 1.8 64.1 2.1 58.2 2.6 66.1 4.4 * *
Uninsured 64.7 3.0 * * 65.4 5.1 65.9 5.3 * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 64.7 1.1 61.0 2.6 63.0 2.1 63.9 2.1 67.6 2.1
Metropolitan-small 64.3 1.7 62.2 3.5 58.1 3.6 65.3 2.2 68.7 3.2
Micropolitan 69.2 1.9 62.3 4.2 69.8 4.2 70.7 3.4 72.1 5.5
Noncore 61.9 4.1 56.5 6.2 68.5 6.8 60.4 5.7 * *
CSHCN Yes 60.3 1.6 53.9 3.6 57.5 2.6 60.9 2.6 64.6 3.0
No 66.3 0.9 63.5 2.0 64.3 1.9 66.2 1.5 69.1 1.9
Preferred language English 65.1 0.9 59.9 2.1 62.8 1.8 65.5 1.4 68.1 1.7
Other 62.6 2.1 68.7 3.9 62.0 2.9 57.6 5.2 * *
Born in U.S. Yes 64.9 0.8 61.2 1.9 62.7 1.6 65.0 1.4 68.0 1.7
No 65.0 3.7 * * 63.0 6.5 * * * *

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 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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