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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 186B_d
Adults whose providers usually showed respect for what they had to say, by education,a United States, 2003
    Total Less than high school High school graduate At least some college
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 30.9 0.5 27.3 1.0 30.7 0.9 32.2 0.7
Age 18-44 31.5 0.8 31.0 1.5 30.1 1.3 32.3 1.1
45-64 30.7 0.7 22.5 1.7 32.1 1.4 31.7 1.0
65 and over 29.9 1.0 26.5 1.7 29.5 1.9 32.9 1.6
Gender Male 31.0 0.8 27.3 1.6 32.6 1.4 31.3 1.1
Female 30.8 0.6 27.3 1.2 29.4 1.1 32.8 0.9
Race White, single race 31.2 0.6 27.8 1.1 31.8 1.0 31.8 0.8
Black, single race 23.2 1.4 20.8 2.2 22.1 2.6 25.5 2.3
Asian, single race 44.1 2.8 * * * * 49.0 3.5
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 28.5 5.2 * * * * * *
Multiple races 38.9 4.1 * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 30.9 0.6 27.3 1.2 30.6 1.0 32.1 0.7
Non-Hispanic, White 31.2 0.7 27.9 1.4 31.7 1.1 31.7 0.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 23.1 1.4 20.7 2.3 22.4 2.6 24.9 2.3
Hispanic, all races 30.6 1.2 27.1 1.9 31.4 2.3 33.7 2.5
Family incomeb Negative/poor 25.5 1.3 21.6 1.8 23.6 2.0 34.2 2.9
Near poor/low 30.0 1.1 28.2 1.8 30.0 1.8 31.8 2.1
Middle 31.7 0.9 28.4 1.9 31.6 1.4 33.0 1.3
High 31.8 0.8 31.1 2.8 32.2 1.5 31.7 0.9
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 31.9 0.7 28.1 1.7 32.1 1.2 32.3 0.8
Public only 26.6 1.4 26.2 2.0 25.4 2.1 29.0 3.1
Uninsured 29.3 1.6 28.9 2.6 28.6 2.7 30.4 3.0
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 28.1 2.0 28.0 3.2 25.8 2.9 30.6 3.7
Medicare and private 31.5 1.4 27.0 2.7 31.4 2.3 33.9 1.9
Medicare and other public 25.2 2.9 23.5 3.0 * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 31.9 0.7 27.1 1.5 31.2 1.2 33.6 1.0
Metropolitan-small 30.1 1.0 28.6 2.0 30.4 1.8 30.4 1.1
Micropolitan 29.6 1.5 26.8 2.7 30.2 2.3 30.3 2.6
Noncore-adjacent 30.5 2.3 27.6 3.4 34.1 4.2 28.7 4.4
Noncore-not adjacent 24.0 1.9 * * 21.6 3.4 31.1 5.0
Preferred language English 30.8 0.6 27.1 1.1 30.8 0.9 31.9 0.7
Other 31.9 1.7 28.0 2.2 29.4 3.2 38.2 2.8
Born in U.S. Yes 30.4 0.6 26.3 1.2 30.8 0.9 31.4 0.7
No 34.1 1.3 31.4 2.4 30.0 2.8 37.5 2.0

a 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.

b 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.

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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