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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 189A_b
Children whose parents reported that their child's providers always spent enough time with 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 69.5 1.0 70.0 1.0 70.7 1.1 71.8 2.2 67.0 1.8
Age 0-5 68.7 1.4 69.0 1.6 69.7 1.7 72.0 2.8 67.4 2.3
6-17 69.9 1.1 70.5 1.3 71.2 1.5 71.7 2.6 66.7 2.3
Gender Male 68.6 1.1 68.8 1.3 69.8 1.4 67.2 2.8 68.0 2.2
Female 70.4 1.2 71.2 1.3 71.6 1.5 76.5 2.6 65.9 2.4
Family incomea Negative/poor 66.7 2.1 66.8 2.7 66.7 3.7 66.6 3.9 66.5 2.9
Near poor/low 65.5 1.8 65.4 2.3 64.1 3.0 75.5 3.4 66.0 2.8
Middle 68.4 1.6 68.4 1.8 68.8 2.1 68.5 4.7 68.7 3.1
High 74.5 1.6 75.1 1.6 76.0 1.7 * * 66.5 5.6
Health insurance Any private 71.0 1.1 71.1 1.2 71.9 1.3 70.9 3.3 70.1 2.7
Public only 65.9 1.6 66.3 2.0 64.4 2.8 71.8 3.0 65.0 2.5
Uninsured 68.8 3.5 70.7 4.4 72.1 5.0 * * 63.7 4.8
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 69.9 1.3 70.6 1.5 72.5 1.8 70.5 2.4 66.8 2.5
Metropolitan-small 68.2 1.8 69.3 1.8 69.3 1.9 74.2 5.2 61.1 3.9
Micropolitan 70.4 2.3 68.8 2.5 66.8 2.7 85.0 7.7 82.7 3.1
Noncore 70.8 3.1 69.6 3.4 70.6 3.9 * * * *
CSHCN Yes 69.4 1.6 69.3 1.7 68.9 2.0 74.4 3.8 70.0 3.0
No 69.5 1.1 70.2 1.2 71.4 1.3 70.8 2.4 66.3 2.0
Preferred language English 70.4 1.0 70.4 1.1 70.6 1.1 71.8 2.2 70.3 2.4
Other 63.2 2.4 61.9 5.3 * * * * 63.8 2.4
Born in U.S. Yes 69.7 1.0 70.1 1.0 70.6 1.1 72.3 2.2 67.2 1.9
No 64.4 3.7 63.9 5.4 * * * * 65.2 4.7

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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