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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 175C_b
Children whose parents report that their child's providers sometimes or never spent enough time with 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   9.5 0.5 8.6 0.5 7.6 0.6 11.1 1.2 14.8 1.2
Age 0-5 9.6 0.8 8.3 0.9 6.8 1.0 12.3 2.0 15.7 1.7
6-17 9.5 0.6 8.7 0.6 8.0 0.7 10.4 1.4 14.2 1.3
Gender Male 9.2 0.6 8.0 0.7 7.0 0.8 10.8 1.3 16.0 1.6
Female 9.9 0.6 9.1 0.6 8.2 0.7 11.4 1.7 13.6 1.5
Family incomea Negative or poor 15.0 1.2 13.3 1.6 12.5 2.2 14.4 2.3 19.1 2.0
Near poor/low 12.6 1.1 12.6 1.3 12.6 1.7 9.6 1.6 12.5 1.6
Middle 9.6 0.9 8.6 0.9 7.8 1.0 9.7 2.8 15.8 2.6
High 4.8 0.7 4.6 0.7 4.1 0.7 * * 8.6 1.8
Health insurance Any private 7.9 0.6 7.4 0.6 6.7 0.6 9.6 1.6 12.3 1.7
Public only 14.2 1.0 13.1 1.3 12.5 1.9 12.4 1.7 16.8 1.7
Uninsured 9.1 1.6 6.3 1.7 * * * * 17.2 3.1
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 9.5 0.7 7.9 0.8 6.3 0.8 12.1 1.5 15.8 1.5
Metropolitan-small 10.3 0.9 9.6 1.0 9.1 1.1 8.5 1.9 14.9 2.5
Micropolitan 9.0 1.3 9.0 1.4 9.2 1.5 * * 9.0 2.3
Noncore 6.4 1.2 7.0 1.3 5.9 1.2 * * * *
CSHCN Yes 10.6 0.9 10.3 1.0 9.5 1.2 11.8 2.0 12.8 2.1
No 9.1 0.5 8.0 0.6 6.9 0.6 10.8 1.3 15.0 1.2
        8.3              
Preferred language English 8.8 0.5 8.4 0.5 7.6 0.6 10.6 1.1 12.5 1.4
Other 16.8 2.1 * * * * * * 18.9 2.2
Born in U.S. Yes 9.3 0.5 8.6 0.5 7.6 0.6 11.2 1.2 13.6 1.1
No 14.8 2.8 * * * * * * 29.2 4.8

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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