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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Figure 3.2.

Persons under age 65 with health insurance by race and ethnicity stratified by income, 2003. two bar charts. first chart, race: Poor, White, 68.5 percent, Black, 71.0 percent, A I/A N, 58.4 percent, Near Poor, white, 66.9 percent, black, 74.5 percent, a i/a n, 52.1 percent, middle income, white, 85.5 percent, black, 84.6 percent, a i/a n, 67.5 percent; high income, white, 95.2 percent, black, 93.0 percent, a i/a n, 82.5 percent. second chart, ethnicity: poor, n h w, 75.6 percent, hispanic, 53.1 percent, near poor, n h w, 74.8 percent, hispanic, 54.0 percent, middle income, n h w, 87.1 percent, hispanic, 71.9 percent, high income, n h w, 95.1 percent, hispanic, 87.6 percent. Key: A I/A N = American Indian or Alaska Native; N H W = non-Hispanic White. Source: National Heath Interview Survey, 2003. Reference population: Civilian noninstitutionalized persons under age 65. Note: Measure is age adjusted. N H I S respondents are asked about health insurance coverage at the time of interview; respondents are considered uninsured if they lack private health insurance, public assistance, Medicare, Medicaid, a State-sponsored health plan, other government sponsored programs, a military health plan, or if their only coverage is through the Indian Health Service.

 

 

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