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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 167B_a
Children whose health providers usually listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what their parents had to say, and spent enough time with them, 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   20.6 0.6 20.7 0.6 17.5 1.7 28.4 2.9 * * * * 29.4 3.6
Age 0-5 20.6 0.9 20.2 0.9 18.2 2.5 * * * * * * * *
6-17 20.7 0.7 20.9 0.8 17.0 1.5 26.7 3.4 * * * * 26.5 4.5
Gender Male 21.1 0.8 21.2 0.8 17.2 1.7 29.0 4.1 * * * * * *
Female 20.1 0.7 20.1 0.8 17.7 1.9 27.6 3.4 * * * * 28.6 4.9
Family incomeb Negative or poor 20.6 1.5 20.8 1.7 19.4 3.4 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 19.5 1.2 19.2 1.3 16.8 2.1 * * * * * * * *
Middle 22.1 0.9 22.3 1.0 17.9 2.5 * * * * * * * *
High 19.7 1.1 19.5 1.1 14.2 3.0 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance Any private 20.8 0.7 21.2 0.7 14.8 1.5 27.2 3.3 * * * * 28.5 4.0
Public only 19.7 1.1 18.4 1.3 20.8 2.6 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 22.7 2.3 22.8 2.6 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 20.7 0.8 20.5 0.8 18.1 2.1 29.7 3.3 * * * * 28.0 4.5
Metropolitan-small 21.2 1.2 21.5 1.2 16.1 1.9 * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 18.3 1.8 18.8 1.9 * * * * * * * * * *
Noncore 21.4 2.7 20.9 2.8 * * * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 20.2 1.0 20.7 1.1 15.5 2.1 * * * * * * * *
No 20.7 0.7 20.6 0.7 18.1 2.1 26.5 3.2 * * * * 30.3 4.1
Preferred language English 20.4 0.7 20.5 0.7 17.4 1.7 29.7 3.6 * * * * 30.6 3.6
Other 23.0 1.6 22.8 1.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Born in U.S. Yes 20.7 0.6 20.6 0.6 17.6 1.7 31.7 3.4 * * * * 30.1 3.6
No 19.2 2.3 21.6 3.2 * * * * * * * * * *

a For the percent estimates, the weights are adjusted for non-response based on how many of the 4 questions had a response.

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; 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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