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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 215C_c
Children whose parents rated their childīs health care in the past year 9 to 10 on a scale from 0 to 10, 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 66.5 0.9 61.9 2.0 63.0 1.9 66.1 1.5 71.5 1.7
Age 0-5 68.1 1.3 63.5 2.6 63.9 3.0 68.5 2.3 74.3 2.6
6-17 65.6 1.1 60.6 2.4 62.4 2.3 64.7 2.0 70.3 2.0
Gender Male 65.9 1.3 60.6 2.6 61.4 2.4 64.7 2.0 72.7 2.2
Female 67.1 1.1 63.2 2.3 64.6 2.3 67.5 1.9 70.4 2.2
Race White, single race 67.1 1.0 61.1 2.3 63.0 2.3 66.6 1.7 72.3 1.8
Black, single race 66.9 2.3 63.5 3.7 67.7 4.3 64.1 4.5 78.3 4.8
Asian, single race 53.8 4.3 * * * * * * 52.9 6.7
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 62.5 5.0 * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 66.5 1.0 59.5 2.5 63.1 2.5 66.5 1.7 71.0 1.7
Non-Hispanic, White 67.1 1.2 56.1 3.5 62.8 3.3 67.0 1.9 71.7 1.9
Non-Hispanic, Black 67.3 2.3 63.3 3.7 68.3 4.4 65.1 4.4 * *
Hispanic 66.5 1.6 68.2 2.6 62.8 2.7 63.7 3.3 79.3 4.5
Health insurance Any private 68.0 1.1 56.2 5.5 64.6 3.1 66.1 1.8 72.2 1.6
Public only 63.2 1.5 63.3 2.0 61.9 2.5 64.9 3.5 * *
Uninsured 63.3 4.0 * * 59.9 7.2 68.8 6.9 * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 66.4 1.2 61.1 2.6 61.0 2.6 66.0 2.2 71.9 2.0
Metropolitan-small 66.3 1.9 60.6 4.3 63.3 3.8 66.5 2.8 71.3 3.5
Micropolitan 67.8 2.3 67.9 4.7 69.3 5.1 66.2 4.1 68.5 6.2
Noncore 66.5 3.5 63.0 7.3 67.0 5.7 64.5 5.2 * *
CSHCN Yes 61.1 1.8 55.7 3.1 59.6 3.6 58.3 3.3 67.7 3.1
No 68.1 1.0 64.1 2.2 64.2 2.0 68.1 1.6 72.7 1.8
Preferred language English 67.1 1.0 60.7 2.4 63.3 2.3 66.4 1.7 72.4 1.7
Other 62.2 2.0 66.4 3.1 61.9 3.3 62.3 4.6 * *
Born in U.S. Yes 66.7 0.9 61.8 2.0 63.2 2.0 66.5 1.5 71.7 1.7
No 60.9 4.3 65.5 7.2 59.4 7.4 * * * *

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: 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.

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