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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 189B_b
Children whose parents reported that their child's providers usually 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 22.2 0.8 22.4 0.9 22.8 1.0 18.2 1.9 21.1 1.5
Age 0-5 22.0 1.2 22.4 1.3 23.2 1.4 16.4 2.5 20.5 2.1
6-17 22.3 1.0 22.4 1.1 22.5 1.3 19.3 2.3 21.6 1.7
Gender Male 22.5 0.9 22.9 1.0 22.9 1.2 22.1 2.5 20.7 1.8
Female 21.9 1.1 21.9 1.2 22.6 1.4 14.2 2.1 21.6 2.0
Family incomea Negative/poor 20.7 1.7 21.7 2.2 22.1 3.0 21.3 3.1 18.0 1.9
Near poor/low 22.4 1.5 22.6 2.0 24.2 2.6 14.5 2.7 22.0 2.3
Middle 24.5 1.4 25.1 1.6 25.5 1.7 22.7 4.4 21.0 2.8
High 20.3 1.4 20.0 1.4 19.8 1.5 * * 25.9 5.5
Health insurance Any private 22.3 1.0 22.5 1.0 22.6 1.1 18.5 2.8 20.8 2.4
Public only 21.9 1.2 22.4 1.6 24.4 2.3 18.2 2.4 20.9 1.9
Uninsured 22.0 3.0 21.3 3.9 19.7 4.2 * * 23.8 4.1
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 21.5 1.1 21.6 1.3 21.5 1.5 18.2 2.2 21.4 1.9
Metropolitan-small 23.5 1.5 23.4 1.6 24.1 1.7 17.9 4.1 24.0 3.4
Micropolitan 21.4 2.1 22.7 2.3 23.8 2.3 * * * *
Noncore 23.4 2.8 24.4 3.1 23.9 3.6 * * * *
CSHCN Yes 21.4 1.4 22.1 1.5 23.4 1.7 16.9 3.1 17.6 2.3
No 22.4 0.9 22.5 1.0 22.4 1.2 18.8 2.2 22.0 1.7
Preferred language English 22.0 0.9 22.2 0.9 22.8 1.0 18.2 1.9 20.4 2.0
Other 23.3 1.9 26.8 4.5 * * * * 21.8 1.9
Born in U.S. Yes 22.2 0.8 22.3 0.9 22.8 1.0 17.8 1.9 21.6 1.6
No 22.5 3.3 27.4 5.1 * * * * 15.8 3.1

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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