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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 183B_b
Children whose parents reported that their child's providers usually listened carefully to them, 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 20.1 0.8 20.0 0.9 20.3 1.0 16.0 1.9 21.0 1.5
Age 0-5 19.6 1.1 19.5 1.3 19.7 1.5 14.7 2.5 20.1 1.9
6-17 20.4 0.9 20.2 1.0 20.7 1.2 16.7 2.1 21.7 1.8
Gender Male 19.8 0.9 19.9 1.1 19.9 1.2 17.6 2.6 19.2 1.6
Female 20.5 1.0 20.0 1.1 20.8 1.3 14.3 2.0 22.8 2.0
Family incomea Negative/poor 21.8 1.9 22.4 2.4 22.5 3.2 21.0 3.2 20.1 2.2
Near poor/low 21.4 1.3 21.7 1.7 25.0 2.3 10.3 2.3 20.7 2.1
Middle 20.6 1.4 20.7 1.6 21.3 1.8 18.8 3.9 20.3 2.5
High 18.0 1.4 17.5 1.4 17.2 1.5 * * 25.2 5.3
Health insurance Any private 20.0 1.0 20.1 1.1 20.1 1.2 16.8 2.5 19.1 2.2
Public only 20.0 1.2 19.3 1.5 21.0 1.9 15.5 2.4 21.6 1.9
Uninsured 22.8 2.9 21.3 3.9 22.6 4.8 * * 26.8 4.0
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 19.4 1.1 19.0 1.3 19.2 1.5 15.2 2.2 21.3 1.9
Metropolitan-small 20.6 1.5 20.2 1.6 20.6 2.0 16.9 3.2 22.8 3.3
Micropolitan 20.3 2.2 21.6 2.3 22.8 2.5 * * * *
Noncore 24.8 3.0 24.9 3.2 23.5 3.7 * * * *
CSHCN Yes 21.0 1.4 21.2 1.5 21.7 1.7 17.4 3.3 20.0 2.4
No 19.8 0.9 19.5 1.0 19.7 1.2 15.5 2.0 21.1 1.6
Preferred language English 19.6 0.9 19.6 0.9 20.4 1.0 15.9 1.8 18.9 2.0
Other 24.2 1.8 26.8 3.8 * * * * 23.0 1.9
Born in U.S. Yes 20.0 0.8 19.8 0.9 20.3 1.0 15.6 1.8 21.0 1.6
No 23.2 3.0 24.9 4.6 * * * * 21.0 3.2

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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