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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 189C_c
Children whose parents reported that their child's 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 8.3 0.5 12.6 1.2 12.0 1.3 7.0 0.9 5.1 0.7
Age 0-5 9.3 0.8 13.3 1.8 12.2 1.9 8.4 1.4 5.0 1.2
6-17 7.8 0.6 12.0 1.3 11.9 1.5 6.3 1.0 5.2 0.9
Gender Male 8.9 0.6 12.6 1.4 11.7 1.5 8.4 1.3 5.8 1.0
Female 7.8 0.6 12.7 1.5 12.3 1.6 5.6 1.0 4.5 0.9
Race White, single race 7.6 0.5 13.1 1.4 11.6 1.5 6.5 1.1 4.4 0.7
Black, single race 10.1 1.2 12.0 1.9 10.8 2.7 8.6 2.3 * *
Asian, single race 16.3 3.6 * * * * * * * *
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 11.5 3.1 * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 7.6 0.5 11.5 1.4 12.0 1.6 6.5 1.0 5.0 0.7
Non-Hispanic, White 6.5 0.6 11.2 2.1 11.7 2.1 5.7 1.2 4.2 0.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 10.0 1.2 12.1 1.9 10.0 2.7 8.8 2.4 * *
Hispanic 11.9 1.1 15.5 2.0 12.0 1.7 10.3 1.8 * *
Health insurance Any private 6.7 0.6 11.3 2.5 11.5 2.0 6.2 1.0 5.2 0.7
Public only 12.2 0.9 13.0 1.3 13.1 1.6 9.9 2.3 * *
Uninsured 9.3 2.2 * * * * * * * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 8.6 0.7 12.5 1.7 12.5 1.5 8.0 1.4 5.4 0.9
Metropolitan-small 8.3 0.9 15.5 2.4 11.7 2.6 5.8 1.2 4.6 1.2
Micropolitan 8.2 1.3 * * * * * * * *
Noncore 5.9 1.3 * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 9.2 0.9 14.5 2.4 13.2 2.4 6.9 1.4 6.0 1.4
No 8.1 0.6 12.0 1.2 11.6 1.4 7.1 1.1 5.0 0.8
Preferred language English 7.6 0.5 11.3 1.4 11.3 1.5 6.9 1.0 4.8 0.7
Other 13.5 1.4 17.4 2.7 14.6 2.3 8.4 2.0 * *
Born in U.S. Yes 8.2 0.5 12.4 1.2 11.7 1.3 7.0 0.9 5.0 0.7
No 13.0 2.8 18.4 5.5 * * * * * *

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: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; 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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