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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 215B_b
Children whose parents rated their child's health care in the past year 7 to 8 on a scale from 0 to 10, by ethnicity, United States, 2003
        Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
    Total All races White Black
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 27.1 0.8 27.2 0.9 27.5 1.1 24.0 1.9 26.6 1.5
Age 0-5 26.1 1.3 25.8 1.6 25.6 1.8 22.7 2.9 26.9 2.1
6-17 27.7 1.0 27.9 1.1 28.4 1.3 24.7 2.3 26.3 1.9
Gender Male 27.2 1.1 27.3 1.3 27.0 1.5 28.1 2.7 26.6 1.9
Female 27.0 1.0 27.1 1.2 27.9 1.5 19.8 2.2 26.5 1.9
Family incomea Negative/poor 27.4 1.8 29.4 2.3 33.2 3.3 23.9 3.0 22.1 2.3
Near poor/low 28.6 1.7 27.7 2.1 27.7 2.9 24.1 3.7 30.9 2.6
Middle 27.5 1.5 27.2 1.7 27.8 1.9 26.3 4.0 29.4 3.2
High 25.6 1.6 26.1 1.7 25.7 1.9 * * 18.2 4.4
Health insurance Any private 27.1 1.1 27.0 1.2 26.9 1.3 25.4 3.0 27.8 2.8
Public only 27.0 1.3 27.5 1.6 29.4 2.3 22.9 2.5 25.7 1.8
Uninsured 28.3 3.6 29.4 4.6 30.5 5.3 * * 25.5 4.6
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 27.1 1.1 26.9 1.3 27.3 1.5 23.1 2.3 27.9 2.0
Metropolitan-small 27.0 1.7 27.8 2.0 27.8 2.4 26.1 3.5 22.3 2.5
Micropolitan 26.7 2.3 27.7 2.6 27.4 2.8 31.8 9.0 18.8 5.0
Noncore 28.0 3.4 26.1 3.6 27.1 3.8 * * * *
CSHCN Yes 29.6 1.6 30.0 1.8 31.0 2.0 23.6 3.2 26.8 3.1
No 26.3 0.8 26.3 1.0 26.3 1.2 24.1 2.2 26.4 1.7
Preferred language English 26.9 0.9 27.0 1.0 27.5 1.2 23.9 1.9 25.5 2.2
Other 28.9 1.8 31.8 3.6 * * * * 27.6 2.0
Born in U.S. Yes 27.2 0.8 27.2 0.9 27.5 1.1 23.8 1.9 27.1 1.6
No 25.6 3.7 29.3 5.6 * * * * 20.6 3.6

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 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: 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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