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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 84b
Children age 3-6 with a vision check, 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 60.7 1.5 61.4 1.8 61.6 2.1 62.0 3.2 57.9 2.6
Age 3-5 55.8 1.7 55.9 2.0 55.6 2.5 59.0 4.0 55.4 3.0
6 75.8 2.3 78.7 2.8 79.6 3.2 * * 65.2 4.1
Gender Male 59.4 2.0 59.7 2.3 61.3 2.8 56.4 4.4 58.4 3.4
Female 62.0 2.1 63.1 2.5 61.9 2.9 69.4 4.1 57.3 3.6
Family incomea Negative/poor 58.2 2.9 59.2 4.0 57.2 6.0 61.2 4.3 56.3 3.7
Near poor/low 57.5 2.9 57.6 3.7 56.9 4.8 * * 57.1 3.9
Middle 60.2 2.9 59.9 3.2 60.6 3.5 * * 61.6 5.3
High 65.8 3.1 66.6 3.3 67.0 3.6 * * * *
Health insurance Any private 62.6 2.0 62.4 2.1 63.2 2.4 58.0 4.7 64.2 4.0
Public only 58.6 2.2 59.6 3.2 58.2 4.4 64.6 4.2 56.8 3.0
Uninsured 48.5 6.6 * * * * * * * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 62.0 2.1 62.4 2.5 64.1 3.2 61.7 4.0 60.6 3.0
Metropolitan-small 59.9 2.9 61.4 3.5 60.4 3.8 62.5 7.5 53.1 4.8
Micropolitan 57.6 4.1 57.4 4.7 55.1 4.9 * * * *
Noncore 56.6 5.0 59.1 5.4 * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 60.6 3.3 60.7 3.7 57.9 4.7 * * * *
No 60.3 1.6 61.1 1.9 61.8 2.2 60.4 3.8 57.4 2.6
Preferred language English 62.3 1.6 62.3 1.8 62.1 2.1 62.2 3.3 61.9 4.0
Other 52.2 2.9 * * * * * * 54.6 3.1
Born in U.S. Yes 60.8 1.5 61.5 1.8 61.9 2.1 62.0 3.2 58.1 2.6
No * * * * * * * * * *

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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