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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 199a
People under age 65 uninsured all year, by race, United States, 2003
        Single race    
    Total White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN Multiple races
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 13.7 0.4 13.6 0.4 14.4 0.7 14.2 1.5 * * 20.9 3.9 10.7 1.9
Age 0-17 7.1 0.4 7.5 0.5 5.0 0.7 7.8 2.2 * * * * * *
18-44 19.0 0.5 18.8 0.6 21.3 1.2 17.8 2.1 * * 20.2 4.4 16.7 3.3
45-64 12.2 0.6 11.6 0.6 15.5 1.6 13.0 2.4 * * * * * *
Gender Male 15.6 0.5 15.5 0.5 16.9 1.0 13.2 1.8 * * 31.0 6.0 9.4 2.3
Female 11.8 0.4 11.6 0.4 12.1 0.8 15.1 2.0 * * 11.8 3.3 11.7 2.7
Family incomea Negative/poor 23.9 0.9 27.0 1.2 17.6 1.5 18.5 3.8 * * * * * *
Near poor/low 24.8 0.9 26.2 1.1 18.4 1.5 29.9 5.1 * * * * 18.2 4.8
Middle 12.7 0.6 12.4 0.7 12.8 1.4 16.5 3.3 * * * * * *
High 6.3 0.4 6.0 0.5 8.7 1.7 6.3 1.4 * * * * * *
Educationb Less than high school 30.7 1.0 32.7 1.2 25.1 2.1 18.2 3.8 * * * * * *
High school graduate 18.3 0.7 17.6 0.8 21.6 1.6 19.4 4.0 * * * * * *
At least some college 9.7 0.4 8.8 0.4 13.5 1.5 14.9 2.1 * * * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 13.7 0.5 13.8 0.6 13.4 0.8 14.2 1.7 * * * * 11.1 2.6
Metropolitan-small 13.2 0.7 13.1 0.8 13.5 1.6 14.1 3.3 * * * * * *
Micropolitan 15.0 1.4 13.8 1.4 24.7 3.1 * * * * * * * *
Noncore-adjacent 15.1 1.7 14.4 1.8 23.9 4.2 * * * * * * * *
Noncore-not adjacent 13.7 2.0 13.6 2.2 * * * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 3.9 0.6 4.1 0.7 * * * * * * * * * *
No 7.7 0.5 8.1 0.6 5.5 0.9 8.0 2.3 * * * * * *
Preferred language English 11.1 0.3 10.6 0.4 13.7 0.7 9.9 1.7 * * 18.7 4.3 9.8 2.0
Other 31.3 1.3 34.7 1.4 32.2 6.8 17.3 2.4 * * * * * *
Born in U.S. Yes 11.1 0.4 10.7 0.4 13.3 0.7 8.0 1.8 * * 19.9 4.2 10.7 2.0
No 29.9 1.2 35.6 1.5 23.8 3.2 16.6 2.0 * * * * * *

a 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.

b Persons age 18 and over. Less than high school 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.

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; 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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