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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 202c
People who had a specific source of ongoing care,a by family income,b United States, 2004
    Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 86.7 0.2 77.1 0.7 80.9 0.6 87.6 0.4 92.1 0.3
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 94.6 0.3 89.1 0.8 92.4 0.6 95.9 0.5 98.3 0.3
18-44 77.4 0.4 64.7 1.2 68.3 1.1 79.0 0.8 86.2 0.6
45-64 88.9 0.4 77.3 1.5 82.0 1.1 88.3 0.7 93.0 0.4
65 and over 95.8 0.3 91.8 1.4 95.4 0.7 97.0 0.4 96.4 0.6
Race AI/AN only 83.3 2.4 87.1 3.8 77.1 4.8 87.7 5.1 77.8 5.6
Asian only 85.7 1.3 70.9 4.3 81.2 3.7 85.6 2.6 92.2 1.5
NHOPI only 80.9 6.2 * * * * * * * *
Black only 86.3 0.6 81.7 1.5 84.3 1.3 87.3 1.0 90.6 1.4
White only 86.8 0.3 75.8 0.8 80.2 0.6 87.7 0.5 92.3 0.3
Multiple races 87.9 1.8 84.7 4.7 85.2 4.0 87.1 3.5 91.9 3.0
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 75.9 0.6 68.5 1.4 71.1 1.1 80.4 1.2 88.2 1.3
Non-Hispanic, all races 88.6 0.2 80.4 0.8 84.0 0.6 88.8 0.4 92.4 0.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 86.5 0.6 81.9 1.5 84.6 1.3 87.6 1.0 90.5 1.5
Non-Hispanic, White 89.2 0.3 80.4 1.0 84.1 0.7 89.1 0.5 92.6 0.3
Gender Female 89.9 0.3 81.7 0.8 84.7 0.7 91.2 0.5 95.0 0.3
Male 83.4 0.3 70.9 1.1 76.6 0.9 84.2 0.6 89.5 0.5
Health insurance,c age 0-64 Private 92.0 0.2 86.7 1.3 89.8 0.7 91.8 0.4 93.4 0.3
Public 91.2 0.5 89.6 0.8 91.9 0.9 92.5 1.5 93.9 1.5
Uninsured 55.9 0.8 49.4 1.7 53.9 1.4 60.7 1.6 66.0 2.3
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare and private 97.8 0.3 96.6 1.4 96.9 0.8 98.2 0.4 97.9 0.5
Medicare and public 96.5 0.7 95.5 1.3 96.4 1.3 96.4 1.6 98.8 1.0
Medicare only 93.6 0.7 90.7 2.2 93.9 1.1 95.5 1.1 92.1 2.1
Education, age 25 and over Less than high school 74.1 0.8 69.7 1.4 70.8 1.3 79.0 1.5 82.5 2.1
High school graduate 85.3 0.5 77.5 1.3 79.1 1.2 86.8 0.7 91.5 0.8
At least some college 89.5 0.3 79.8 1.4 84.1 1.0 88.4 0.6 91.7 0.4
Residence location Urban 86.1 0.3 76.5 0.8 80.1 0.7 86.7 0.5 92.0 0.4
Rural 88.6 0.4 79.2 1.6 83.2 1.2 90.0 0.7 92.7 0.6

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

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.

c 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.

* 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; SE: standard error.

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

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