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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 172B_d
Adults whose providers usually 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   32.2 0.5 27.9 0.9 31.5 0.8 34.2 0.7
Age 18-44 33.8 0.7 30.3 1.3 32.6 1.2 35.5 1.0
45-64 31.9 0.8 26.6 1.7 33.0 1.3 32.6 1.1
65 and over 28.6 1.0 25.7 1.6 26.8 1.8 33.3 1.5
Gender Male 31.8 0.7 28.3 1.4 32.7 1.3 32.6 1.0
Female 32.4 0.6 27.6 1.0 30.7 1.1 35.3 0.9
Race White, single race 33.0 0.5 29.3 1.0 32.7 0.9 34.4 0.7
Black, single race 23.1 1.3 17.0 2.0 21.4 1.7 28.4 2.0
Asian, single race 36.8 2.6 * * 33.7 4.7 37.0 3.5
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 29.7 4.1 * * * * * *
Multiple races 37.9 4.2 * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 32.8 0.5 29.7 1.0 32.0 0.9 34.3 0.7
Non-Hispanic, White 33.8 0.6 32.1 1.3 33.3 1.0 34.7 0.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 23.1 1.3 17.0 2.0 21.5 1.7 28.5 2.0
Hispanic (all races) 25.6 1.0 20.9 1.4 26.5 2.1 31.0 2.6
Family incomeb Negative or poor 27.5 1.2 21.0 1.6 29.7 2.2 35.5 2.8
Near poor/low 29.7 1.1 27.5 1.6 28.8 1.9 33.4 2.1
Middle 32.7 0.8 31.2 1.8 30.8 1.2 35.1 1.1
High 33.6 0.8 30.7 2.0 34.1 1.5 33.8 1.0
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 34.0 0.6 32.4 1.5 33.7 1.0 34.4 0.9
Public only 26.9 1.4 22.9 1.8 27.9 2.4 33.4 3.3
Uninsured 30.3 1.5 26.7 2.1 30.1 2.7 33.8 2.6
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 29.9 2.1 27.5 2.8 28.0 3.3 35.6 3.6
Medicare and private 28.8 1.3 25.2 2.7 26.5 2.1 33.1 1.9
Medicare and other public 24.7 2.6 23.7 3.0 * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 32.5 0.7 25.8 1.3 31.9 1.2 35.0 1.0
Metropolitan-small 31.2 0.9 29.6 1.7 31.5 1.4 31.6 1.3
Micropolitan 32.8 1.3 28.4 2.2 32.0 2.0 35.8 1.7
Noncore-adjacent 33.2 2.2 33.5 2.3 27.7 3.6 40.1 4.0
Noncore-not adjacent 31.2 3.4 * * 29.9 5.2 * *
Preferred language English 32.6 0.5 28.9 1.0 32.0 0.8 34.3 0.7
Other 26.5 1.4 23.5 1.7 24.1 2.6 32.0 3.0
Born in U.S. Yes 32.6 0.5 29.1 1.0 31.9 0.9 34.2 0.7
No 29.1 1.2 22.8 1.7 27.2 2.6 34.0 1.8

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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