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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 169A_b
Children whose parents report that their child's providers always listened carefully to them, by ethnicity, United States, 2002
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic (all races)
All races White Black
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   72.2 0.8 72.8 0.8 73.6 1.0 74.6 2.0 68.7 1.7
Age 0-5 72.6 1.2 72.9 1.4 74.1 1.5 73.6 3.0 71.4 2.3
6-17 71.9 0.9 72.8 1.0 73.3 1.2 75.2 2.0 66.8 2.1
Gender Male 71.9 1.0 72.9 1.1 73.4 1.2 74.3 2.5 66.7 2.2
Female 72.5 0.9 72.8 1.0 73.7 1.1 74.8 2.2 70.7 2.0
Family incomea Negative or poor 68.0 1.8 69.3 2.3 68.9 3.0 71.3 3.7 64.9 3.0
Near poor/low 70.8 1.6 70.4 2.0 71.2 2.4 75.2 3.0 72.0 2.4
Middle 71.8 1.3 72.7 1.4 73.3 1.5 74.2 3.5 66.2 3.0
High 75.5 1.4 75.5 1.4 75.8 1.6 80.6 3.9 75.2 4.8
Health insurance Any private 73.4 0.9 74.0 1.0 74.1 1.1 79.6 2.1 68.2 2.5
Public only 69.7 1.5 69.5 1.9 72.2 2.5 69.0 2.9 70.1 2.3
Uninsured 67.7 3.1 69.1 3.9 69.5 4.5 * * 63.6 4.5
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 71.6 1.1 72.9 1.3 74.7 1.5 72.8 2.3 66.3 1.9
Metropolitan-small 71.5 1.6 71.5 1.6 71.3 1.8 77.8 3.1 71.9 4.4
Micropolitan 76.6 2.0 75.8 2.2 75.0 2.2 88.3 4.0 84.5 5.7
Noncore 74.1 3.2 74.2 3.2 74.7 3.5 * * * *
CSHCN Yes 70.4 1.5 71.0 1.6 71.4 1.9 74.9 2.9 66.8 3.2
No 72.7 0.9 73.4 1.0 74.3 1.1 74.4 2.4 69.4 1.7
Preferred language English 72.7 0.8 72.9 0.9 73.5 1.0 74.7 2.1 71.2 2.1
Other 65.7 2.3 70.0 5.0 * * * * 64.1 2.4
Born in U.S. Yes 72.2 0.8 72.7 0.9 73.5 1.0 74.4 2.0 69.4 1.8
No 71.6 3.4 78.8 4.4 * * * * 60.4 5.3

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: 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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