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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 231b
Persons with asthma in community health centers who were ever talked to about ways to manage their asthma, by ethnicity, 2002
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic (all races)
All races White Black
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   45.5 4.8 44.7 5.1 45.0 7.7 39.5 6.3 49.7 12.1
Age 18-44 46.2 5.2 45.8 5.3 49.3 8.2 35.4 8.1 * *
45-64 38.9 7.7 36.9 8.3 28.5 10.1 * * * *
65 and over * * * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 32.3 7.1 26.0 7.5 * * * * * *
Female 51.2 5.7 52.3 6.2 50.8 9.1 51.8 8.6 44.8 10.9
Family incomea Negative or poor 50.4 6.3 51.2 7.1 52.9 10.7 43.4 9.9 * *
Near poor/low 40.0 6.5 37.6 6.9 29.1 7.8 * * * *
Middle 26.2 6.7 23.2 6.6 * * * * * *
High * * * * * * * * * *
Educationb (age 18 and over) Less than high school graduate 48.7 7.4 46.4 7.4 51.3 11.1 36.0 8.4 * *
High school graduate 49.7 8.8 53.2 9.5 * * * * * *
At least some college 37.5 7.9 36.1 8.4 30.0 9.9 * * * *
Health insurance, under age 65 Any private 36.1 7.2 29.8 7.0 * * * * * *
Public only 58.3 4.2 54.8 4.9 55.3 6.9 51.1 7.0 * *
Uninsured 31.5 8.5 33.8 9.6 * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public * * * * * * * * * *
Residence location MSA 47.7 5.7 46.6 5.8 44.3 11.2 46.1 7.9 50.8 13.0
Non-MSA 42.9 7.8 43.1 7.9 45.4 10.2 28.3 7.6 * *

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 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.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area; SE: Standard error.

Source: Health Resources and Services Administration, 2002 Community Health Center User Survey.

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