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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 201c
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by family income,a United States, 2003
    Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 17.7 0.5 57.7 1.2 34.5 1.1 10.4 0.5 2.8 0.3
Age 0-17 33.7 1.0 81.6 1.4 55.0 1.9 18.7 1.3 4.7 0.8
18-44 11.5 0.5 41.5 1.6 20.7 1.1 6.0 0.5 1.9 0.3
45-64 10.8 0.5 44.2 2.4 27.8 1.9 8.6 0.8 2.7 0.4
Gender Male 15.9 0.5 53.1 1.4 31.9 1.3 10.3 0.6 2.6 0.3
Female 19.5 0.6 61.7 1.3 36.8 1.3 10.6 0.7 3.0 0.3
Race White, single race 14.8 0.5 51.9 1.4 32.3 1.2 8.9 0.5 2.5 0.3
Black, single race 34.4 1.6 71.0 2.3 43.0 2.6 18.4 2.1 6.6 1.8
Asian, single race 14.8 2.9 56.8 9.5 37.3 7.0 10.2 2.3 * *
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 31.4 4.4 * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 29.9 2.6 89.8 3.3 35.9 5.9 21.7 5.0 * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 15.8 0.5 58.1 1.4 34.2 1.3 9.7 0.6 2.7 0.3
Non-Hispanic, White 11.8 0.5 49.6 2.0 30.9 1.6 7.8 0.6 2.4 0.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 34.3 1.6 70.9 2.3 43.1 2.6 18.5 2.1 6.5 1.8
Hispanic, all races 28.5 0.9 56.8 1.9 35.1 1.7 14.4 1.2 4.0 0.9
Educationb Less than high school 24.2 0.9 47.2 1.6 27.9 1.7 12.0 1.3 5.1 1.0
High school graduate 12.7 0.5 45.4 2.4 22.4 1.4 7.8 0.7 2.1 0.3
At least some college 5.4 0.3 28.7 2.4 18.1 1.7 4.3 0.5 1.9 0.3
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 16.1 0.6 56.3 1.6 34.2 1.6 10.2 0.8 2.3 0.3
Metropolitan-small 18.6 1.0 57.7 2.2 34.7 1.9 10.6 1.0 3.2 0.7
Micropolitan 22.3 1.8 63.1 3.3 34.2 3.2 13.3 1.6 4.1 0.8
Noncore-adjacent 19.5 2.2 59.0 3.9 32.6 5.1 4.7 1.0 * *
Noncore-not adjacent 24.8 4.7 59.1 7.2 43.1 5.8 * * * *
CSHCN Yes 39.7 1.7 88.4 2.3 65.9 3.2 25.4 2.9 6.5 1.3
No 32.0 1.0 79.4 1.6 52.0 2.0 17.4 1.2 4.2 0.9
Preferred language English 16.0 0.5 58.6 1.3 33.6 1.3 9.9 0.6 2.7 0.3
Other 28.8 1.3 53.6 2.5 36.9 2.0 14.5 1.4 * *
Born in U.S. Yes 18.2 0.5 61.8 1.2 37.3 1.3 10.7 0.6 2.8 0.3
No 13.2 0.9 33.4 2.3 21.9 2.1 8.1 0.9 * *

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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