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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 182C_a
Adults whose providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them, by race, United States, 2003
        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 9.3 0.3 8.9 0.3 10.7 0.8 13.8 2.1 * * 6.8 1.9 13.6 3.0
Age 18-44 11.4 0.5 11.1 0.6 10.8 1.2 16.4 3.0 * * * * * *
45-64 9.0 0.5 8.6 0.6 11.8 1.5 12.5 2.7 * * * * * *
65 and over 5.0 0.5 4.7 0.5 8.3 2.0 * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 9.4 0.5 9.1 0.5 10.3 1.4 14.0 3.0 * * * * * *
Female 9.2 0.4 8.8 0.4 11.0 1.0 13.6 2.6 * * * * 12.8 3.8
Family incomea Negative/poor 15.0 1.0 14.7 1.3 16.4 1.7 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 10.7 0.8 10.4 0.9 11.4 1.6 * * * * * * * *
Middle 9.5 0.6 8.9 0.6 10.8 1.7 20.0 4.9 * * * * * *
High 7.6 0.4 7.4 0.5 6.6 1.5 9.9 2.0 * * * * * *
Educationb Less than high school 12.2 0.7 11.4 0.8 15.5 1.9 * * * * * * * *
High school graduate 8.6 0.5 8.2 0.5 9.9 1.5 * * * * * * * *
At least some college 8.8 0.4 8.6 0.5 8.9 1.1 12.0 2.3 * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 9.1 0.4 8.9 0.4 9.4 1.2 13.0 2.3 * * * * * *
Public only 15.1 1.1 15.6 1.4 14.6 1.6 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 16.4 1.3 15.8 1.5 16.5 3.5 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 5.5 1.1 5.0 1.2 * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private 4.5 0.6 4.4 0.6 * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public 7.1 1.4 6.2 1.5 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 10.1 0.4 9.7 0.5 11.6 1.1 13.2 2.4 * * * * * *
Metropolitan-small 8.2 0.5 7.9 0.5 8.7 1.5 * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 7.3 0.7 7.3 0.8 8.2 1.4 * * * * * * * *
Noncore-adjacent 13.4 1.3 13.0 1.3 * * * * * * * * * *
Noncore-not adjacent 8.6 1.3 9.0 1.2 * * * * * * * * * *
Preferred language English 8.9 0.3 8.6 0.3 10.6 0.9 10.5 2.4 * * 7.0 2.0 14.1 3.1
Other 14.5 1.2 13.6 1.4 * * 17.1 3.0 * * * * * *
Born in U.S. Yes 8.8 0.3 8.5 0.3 10.7 1.0 * * * * 6.8 2.0 14.4 3.2
No 12.8 1.0 12.5 1.2 11.6 3.1 14.3 2.4 * * * * * *

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 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; 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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