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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 172A_d
Adults whose providers always showed respect for what they had to say, by educationa, United States, 2002
Population group Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate At least some college
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   59.0 0.5 61.0 1.0 59.5 0.9 58.0 0.8
Age 18-44 55.7 0.7 55.4 1.5 56.5 1.3 55.3 1.0
45-64 59.7 0.8 62.0 1.7 58.4 1.3 60.0 1.1
65 and over 65.8 1.1 67.5 1.8 67.7 1.9 62.2 1.6
Gender Male 59.6 0.8 60.6 1.5 58.3 1.4 60.1 1.0
Female 58.6 0.6 61.3 1.2 60.4 1.1 56.3 1.0
Race White, single race 58.5 0.6 60.1 1.1 58.6 1.0 57.8 0.8
Black, single race 68.0 1.4 70.1 2.3 69.5 2.1 65.3 1.9
Asian, single race 50.7 2.9 * * 53.3 5.6 51.5 3.7
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 55.0 4.8 * * * * * *
Multiple races 51.4 5.1 * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 58.6 0.6 59.8 1.1 59.1 0.9 57.9 0.8
Non-Hispanic, White 57.9 0.6 58.2 1.4 58.0 1.0 57.7 0.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 67.9 1.4 70.2 2.3 69.4 2.2 65.1 1.9
Hispanic (all races) 63.4 1.2 65.8 1.8 63.9 2.3 59.7 2.6
Family incomeb Negative or poor 59.5 1.4 63.0 2.0 58.4 2.2 54.9 3.1
Near poor/low 59.9 1.3 62.3 1.8 60.9 2.0 55.7 2.3
Middle 58.1 0.9 58.6 1.9 60.1 1.3 56.1 1.2
High 59.3 0.8 60.7 2.3 58.6 1.6 59.4 1.0
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 57.5 0.6 57.2 1.6 57.2 1.0 57.7 0.9
Public only 60.3 1.6 63.4 1.9 60.6 2.7 53.1 3.6
Uninsured 53.9 1.7 52.4 2.7 55.2 2.7 54.1 2.8
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 63.8 2.2 66.2 3.0 65.2 3.4 59.0 4.0
Medicare and private 66.2 1.4 67.8 3.2 68.7 2.1 62.8 2.0
Medicare and other public 68.5 2.7 69.1 3.3 * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 58.1 0.7 62.0 1.5 57.9 1.3 57.0 1.0
Metropolitan-small 60.6 1.1 60.5 1.9 61.1 1.5 60.3 1.3
Micropolitan 59.9 1.3 62.1 2.3 61.1 2.0 57.7 2.0
Noncore-adjacent 58.2 2.2 55.6 2.6 63.1 3.5 54.4 3.7
Noncore-not adjacent 56.9 4.4 * * 56.1 5.0 * *
Preferred language English 58.8 0.6 60.1 1.1 59.2 0.9 58.1 0.8
Other 61.3 1.7 64.7 2.2 64.4 3.3 54.9 3.1
Born in U.S. Yes 58.9 0.6 60.1 1.1 59.4 0.9 58.1 0.8
No 60.3 1.4 64.8 2.1 60.9 3.0 57.0 1.9

a Persons age 18 and over. 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.

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; 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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