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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 198b
People age 65 and over with any private health insurance,a by ethnicity, United States, 2004
        Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
    Total All races White Black
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 60.1 0.7 62.4 0.7 65.7 0.8 35.0 1.9 24.6 1.8
Gender Female 59.2 0.8 61.6 0.8 65.7 0.9 31.2 1.9 22.0 1.9
Male 61.2 0.9 63.4 0.9 65.8 1.0 41.1 2.6 28.2 2.5
Family incomeb Negative/poor 29.4 2.3 33.2 2.7 39.9 3.3 14.7 3.0 * *
Near poor/low 53.0 1.3 55.8 1.4 59.8 1.4 28.6 3.5 20.3 3.1
Middle 65.5 1.1 67.1 1.2 69.4 1.2 43.0 3.8 33.1 3.8
High 73.2 1.2 73.7 1.3 74.1 1.3 75.3 4.6 56.7 6.4
Education Less than high school 46.0 1.2 50.8 1.3 57.8 1.5 23.2 2.1 15.5 1.7
High school graduate 63.1 1.0 64.2 1.1 66.4 1.1 36.9 3.3 31.9 4.2
At least some college 69.0 1.0 69.7 1.0 70.8 1.0 57.9 3.4 46.1 4.5
Residence location Urban 58.3 0.8 61.1 0.9 65.0 1.0 35.7 2.0 25.0 1.9
Rural 64.5 1.4 65.2 1.4 67.4 1.4 31.5 4.5 20.4 5.6

a Estimates are not adjusted.

b Negative/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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

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