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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 203a
People in fair or poor health who had a specific source of ongoing care,a by race, United States, 2004
        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 85.8 0.8 86.1 0.9 84.1 1.8 89.6 3.6 * * 76.6 9.6 96.9 1.8
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 94.2 1.5 95.6 1.4 92.7 2.9 * * * * * * * *
18-44 75.3 1.6 74.9 1.9 73.6 3.7 * * * * * * * *
45-64 88.7 0.9 89.0 1.0 86.3 2.4 * * * * * * * *
65 and over 97.3 0.4 97.5 0.5 95.2 1.4 * * * * * * * *
Gender Female 87.8 1.0 88.6 1.0 86.3 2.6 * * * * * * * *
Male 82.9 1.2 82.7 1.5 79.8 2.7 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance,b age 0-64 Private 94.8 0.8 96.4 0.8 89.9 2.9 * * * * * * * *
Public 92.6 1.1 93.0 1.2 90.2 2.2 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 49.1 3.7 50.2 4.2 45.7 7.8 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare and private 98.7 0.4 98.9 0.4 95.6 2.6 * * * * * * * *
Medicare and public 98.4 0.6 98.7 0.7 97.6 1.5 * * * * * * * *
Medicare only 95.9 1.0 95.7 1.3 95.8 2.0 * * * * * * * *
Family incomec Negative/poor 82.7 1.5 81.5 1.8 84.7 2.7 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 84.5 1.5 85.0 1.6 81.6 3.4 * * * * * * * *
Middle 87.1 1.7 87.8 1.7 84.0 3.6 * * * * * * * *
High 92.9 2.9 94.4 1.6 87.0 6.6 * * * * * * * *
Education, age 25 and over Less than high school 80.8 1.5 80.4 1.7 79.9 3.6 * * * * * * * *
High school graduate 84.6 1.6 84.5 1.8 84.5 3.0 * * * * * * * *
At least some college 90.2 1.0 91.0 1.2 86.6 2.8 * * * * * * * *
Residence location Urban 85.2 0.9 85.4 1.1 83.1 2.0 88.2 4.0 * * * * 96.6 2.3
Rural 87.4 1.6 87.7 1.6 87.6 5.7 * * * * * * * *

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: 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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