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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 188C_c
Adults whose providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them, by family income,a United States, 2003
    Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 13.9 0.4 19.5 1.1 15.9 1.0 14.5 0.7 11.7 0.6
Age 18-44 17.0 0.7 23.2 1.7 20.8 1.5 16.6 1.1 14.5 0.9
45-64 12.7 0.6 20.2 2.1 17.5 2.0 13.4 1.2 10.5 0.7
65 and over 8.9 0.7 9.5 1.9 8.7 1.3 10.9 1.4 7.0 1.1
Gender Male 13.4 0.6 20.8 2.0 16.9 1.4 14.9 1.0 10.5 0.7
Female 14.3 0.5 18.9 1.3 15.4 1.1 14.1 1.0 12.8 0.7
Race White, single race 13.5 0.4 19.2 1.5 15.5 1.1 14.0 0.8 11.6 0.6
Black, single race 14.7 1.3 21.4 1.9 16.3 2.6 13.5 2.0 10.4 1.8
Asian, single race 19.9 2.1 * * * * 30.3 4.9 16.0 2.5
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 11.8 3.3 * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 18.9 3.1 * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 13.4 0.4 19.3 1.3 15.2 1.0 14.2 0.7 11.3 0.6
Non-Hispanic, White 12.9 0.4 18.9 1.7 14.4 1.2 13.7 0.8 11.2 0.6
Non-Hispanic, Black 14.3 1.2 21.1 1.9 16.2 2.6 12.9 2.0 10.0 1.7
Hispanic, all races 18.9 1.1 20.5 2.4 20.7 2.2 16.6 2.4 19.1 2.9
Educationb Less than high school 15.8 0.8 19.6 1.7 14.6 1.4 16.0 1.6 12.7 2.1
High school graduate 13.4 0.6 20.1 2.1 14.3 1.2 13.1 1.0 11.5 1.0
At least some college 13.6 0.5 18.8 2.2 19.3 1.9 14.9 1.0 11.7 0.6
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 13.8 0.5 18.4 2.4 17.6 1.6 15.0 0.9 12.3 0.6
Public only 19.0 1.2 20.5 1.6 19.6 2.4 15.6 3.0 * *
Uninsured 22.9 1.5 30.6 2.8 25.8 2.8 18.9 2.9 16.6 3.2
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 8.9 1.2 * * 9.9 2.4 9.9 2.3 * *
Medicare and private 8.7 0.9 * * 8.2 1.6 11.5 2.0 6.6 1.0
Medicare and other public 10.5 2.4 9.1 2.4 * * * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 15.3 0.5 19.3 1.7 20.3 1.4 15.3 1.1 13.2 0.7
Metropolitan-small 12.0 0.8 18.9 2.0 11.1 1.7 13.8 1.3 9.6 1.2
Micropolitan 12.6 1.1 21.3 2.8 15.2 2.1 12.1 1.8 9.0 1.7
Noncore-adjacent 15.7 1.4 19.5 4.3 13.4 3.4 17.6 2.3 * *
Noncore-not adjacent 10.3 2.2 * * * * * * * *
Preferred language English 13.3 0.4 19.9 1.3 15.0 1.0 13.7 0.7 11.3 0.6
Other 21.6 1.5 16.8 2.6 21.6 2.5 24.8 3.3 21.2 3.3
Born in U.S. Yes 13.2 0.4 19.8 1.3 15.1 1.1 13.7 0.7 11.0 0.6
No 18.9 1.2 18.0 2.6 20.2 2.2 20.5 2.6 17.3 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: 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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