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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 202b
People who had a specific source of ongoing care,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 86.7 0.2 88.6 0.2 89.2 0.3 86.5 0.6 75.9 0.6
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 94.6 0.3 95.9 0.3 96.7 0.3 94.2 0.8 88.9 0.7
18-44 77.4 0.4 80.7 0.5 81.3 0.5 78.1 1.2 61.0 1.1
45-64 88.9 0.4 89.9 0.4 90.4 0.4 87.7 1.0 79.4 1.3
65 and over 95.8 0.3 96.3 0.3 96.5 0.3 94.3 1.2 88.8 1.9
Gender Female 89.9 0.3 91.4 0.3 92.1 0.3 89.8 0.7 81.1 0.8
Male 83.4 0.3 85.7 0.3 86.2 0.4 82.3 1.0 71.2 0.9
Health insurance,b age 0-64 Private 92.0 0.2 92.3 0.2 92.4 0.3 92.4 0.7 89.8 0.7
Public 91.2 0.5 91.9 0.6 92.5 0.7 90.3 1.1 88.4 1.2
Uninsured 55.9 0.8 60.6 1.0 61.1 1.2 60.8 1.9 47.0 1.4
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare and private 97.8 0.3 97.8 0.3 97.9 0.3 96.0 1.5 95.8 1.9
Medicare and public 96.5 0.7 96.9 0.7 96.9 0.9 95.9 1.8 94.8 2.0
Medicare only 93.6 0.7 93.8 0.7 93.4 0.8 94.4 1.9 92.3 2.2
Family incomec Negative/poor 77.1 0.7 80.4 0.8 80.4 1.0 81.9 1.5 68.5 1.4
Near poor/low 80.9 0.6 84.0 0.6 84.1 0.7 84.6 1.3 71.1 1.1
Middle 87.6 0.4 88.8 0.4 89.1 0.5 87.6 1.0 80.4 1.2
High 92.1 0.3 92.4 0.3 92.6 0.3 90.5 1.5 88.2 1.3
Education, age 25 and over Less than high school 74.1 0.8 79.0 1.0 79.3 1.2 76.6 2.0 66.6 1.2
High school graduate 85.3 0.5 86.4 0.5 86.6 0.6 85.7 1.2 78.6 1.4
At least some college 89.5 0.3 90.0 0.3 90.2 0.3 89.8 0.8 82.3 1.2
Residence location Urban 86.1 0.3 88.3 0.3 89.0 0.3 86.2 0.6 76.2 0.7
Rural 88.6 0.4 89.5 0.4 89.6 0.4 87.7 1.7 72.9 1.8

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b A small number of persons who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private health insurance" category only.

c 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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