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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 186A_b
Adults whose providers always showed respect for what they had to say, 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 61.2 0.5 61.4 0.6 61.3 0.6 68.0 1.7 59.4 1.4
Age 18-44 59.4 0.8 59.9 0.9 60.1 1.0 66.1 2.3 55.6 2.0
45-64 61.6 0.8 61.5 0.8 61.2 1.0 69.3 2.3 63.7 2.5
65 and over 64.6 1.0 64.3 1.1 64.0 1.2 71.2 4.3 69.9 3.4
Gender Male 61.0 0.7 61.5 0.8 61.8 0.9 66.8 2.6 55.9 2.1
Female 61.3 0.6 61.3 0.6 61.0 0.7 68.6 1.7 61.8 1.7
Family incomea Negative/poor 62.4 1.4 62.5 1.6 61.6 2.0 67.5 2.5 61.7 2.9
Near poor/low 59.9 1.3 60.5 1.5 59.8 1.8 65.7 3.1 56.3 2.4
Middle 60.1 1.0 59.9 1.1 59.9 1.2 66.7 2.9 61.4 2.8
High 62.1 0.9 62.3 0.9 62.6 0.9 71.4 3.4 58.1 3.4
Educationb Less than high school 61.3 1.0 61.8 1.2 61.3 1.5 68.3 2.4 59.3 2.0
High school graduate 61.7 0.9 61.9 1.0 61.1 1.1 70.3 2.9 59.5 2.6
At least some college 60.9 0.7 61.0 0.7 61.4 0.8 66.9 2.5 59.2 2.7
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 60.8 0.7 60.8 0.7 60.8 0.8 68.7 2.2 59.8 2.2
Public only 59.6 1.6 59.6 1.8 57.2 2.1 67.4 2.9 59.3 2.8
Uninsured 57.7 1.7 59.4 2.1 61.6 2.3 58.5 4.9 51.6 3.1
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 66.3 2.3 66.1 2.4 65.3 2.6 * * 68.3 5.5
Medicare and private 63.6 1.4 63.3 1.4 63.1 1.5 71.0 6.5 * *
Medicare and other public 66.4 2.9 65.4 3.4 67.1 4.4 69.0 5.5 70.7 4.6
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 59.6 0.7 59.8 0.8 59.6 0.9 66.6 2.0 58.5 1.8
Metropolitan-small 63.0 1.0 63.0 1.1 63.0 1.1 69.9 3.5 63.3 2.6
Micropolitan 63.0 1.5 63.1 1.6 62.4 1.7 75.8 4.5 59.8 6.6
Noncore-adjacent 58.5 2.4 59.5 2.5 59.7 2.5 * * * *
Noncore-not adjacent 70.3 2.7 70.2 2.8 69.7 2.8 * * * *
Preferred language English 61.6 0.6 61.8 0.6 61.4 0.7 68.2 1.7 58.4 2.1
Other 55.6 2.0 48.9 3.3 58.1 6.4 * * 60.6 2.0
Born in U.S. Yes 62.0 0.6 62.0 0.6 61.4 0.7 68.9 1.7 61.5 2.1
No 55.7 1.4 54.7 1.9 61.0 3.0 58.7 6.1 57.5 2.0

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: 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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