Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality www.ahrq.gov
Archive print banner
National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: https://info.ahrq.gov. Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to www.ahrq.gov for current information.

Table 209c
People with provider who has office hours nights or weekends, 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 44.2 0.8 40.5 1.6 40.0 1.4 45.0 1.2 46.4 1.1
Age 0-17 55.3 1.2 46.9 2.4 48.6 2.0 57.0 2.0 62.7 2.0
18-44 45.4 1.1 41.8 2.2 42.9 2.0 45.1 1.7 47.4 1.5
45-64 39.5 1.0 35.2 2.6 34.3 2.5 39.7 1.6 41.0 1.5
65 and over 26.0 1.2 22.5 2.8 26.0 2.1 25.2 2.1 27.9 2.3
Gender Male 45.3 1.0 42.7 2.0 40.7 1.8 44.9 1.4 47.9 1.3
Female 43.3 0.8 39.0 1.8 39.6 1.6 45.1 1.3 45.0 1.2
Race White, single race 43.9 0.9 40.5 1.8 39.1 1.6 44.3 1.4 46.2 1.2
Black, single race 44.0 1.9 42.6 2.6 42.9 2.6 45.8 3.6 44.3 4.0
Asian, single race 49.9 3.2 * * 41.3 7.7 60.3 4.7 51.1 3.8
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 42.0 6.8 * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 50.1 3.7 * * 51.6 7.6 51.4 6.7 * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 44.2 0.9 39.9 1.8 39.1 1.7 44.7 1.4 46.7 1.1
Non-Hispanic, White 43.9 1.0 40.0 2.3 37.6 2.0 43.9 1.6 46.6 1.2
Non-Hispanic, Black 43.9 1.9 41.9 2.5 42.7 2.7 46.1 3.7 44.3 4.0
Hispanic, all races 44.1 1.4 42.5 2.7 44.3 2.3 46.8 2.7 41.1 3.5
Educationb Less than high school 36.6 1.2 34.9 2.1 33.9 2.0 36.5 2.1 42.9 2.7
High school graduate 40.4 1.2 36.9 2.5 38.3 2.2 40.9 1.8 41.8 1.9
At least some college 40.0 1.0 36.0 3.3 33.2 2.6 39.5 1.6 41.7 1.3
Health insurance, under age 65 Any private 48.4 1.0 47.0 3.5 46.6 2.3 48.4 1.5 48.9 1.2
Public only 42.7 1.6 42.7 2.2 41.8 2.1 43.5 3.2 48.2 7.7
Uninsured 42.5 2.0 38.0 3.9 38.7 3.5 49.1 3.6 43.1 4.3
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 28.3 2.1 26.1 5.7 30.4 3.4 29.4 4.1 24.4 4.0
Medicare and private 25.5 1.6 18.0 5.0 23.3 3.2 23.7 2.6 29.4 2.8
Medicare and other public 23.1 2.4 23.3 3.7 25.5 4.2 * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 50.0 0.9 48.1 2.0 43.8 1.9 51.1 1.6 51.9 1.4
Metropolitan-small 40.5 1.7 35.8 3.4 40.9 2.8 40.4 2.4 41.8 2.2
Micropolitan 31.6 2.5 29.0 3.3 30.1 3.4 33.1 3.5 32.2 3.4
Noncore-adjacent 36.6 4.5 31.4 6.1 30.5 6.2 40.9 6.0 39.7 6.7
Noncore-not adjacent 29.2 5.7 30.7 6.0 28.0 6.5 * * 21.2 5.3
CSHCN Yes 54.0 1.8 47.1 3.3 49.1 3.5 56.3 3.2 59.0 3.5
No 55.6 1.3 46.9 2.7 48.5 2.2 57.1 2.0 63.6 2.3
Preferred language English 44.0 0.9 40.8 1.7 39.6 1.7 44.2 1.3 46.3 1.2
Other 45.9 2.0 39.3 3.9 42.0 3.0 53.4 3.3 49.4 4.1
Born in U.S. Yes 44.1 0.9 40.7 1.7 39.6 1.6 44.8 1.3 46.3 1.2
No 45.3 1.6 39.0 3.3 43.2 3.0 46.9 3.0 47.6 2.5

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.

Return to Document

 

 

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.

 

AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care