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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 212a
People age 65 and over with any private health insurance,a by race, United States, 2005
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   59.1 0.7 62.2 0.7 34.7 1.8 38.1 4.1 * * * * 48.9 6.2
Gender Male 59.7 0.8 62.3 0.8 37.6 2.6 43.0 4.9 * * * * * *
Female 58.6 0.7 62.1 0.8 32.9 2.0 34.8 4.3 * * * * * *
Family incomeb Negative/poor 29.4 1.8 33.8 2.1 15.1 3.1 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 49.9 1.3 54.0 1.3 27.0 2.9 * * * * * * * *
Middle 64.9 1.1 66.8 1.1 50.1 3.5 36.8 6.4 * * * * * *
High 71.6 1.2 72.7 1.2 60.7 4.8 62.8 6.4 * * * * * *
Education Less than high school 42.2 1.1 46.8 1.2 22.8 2.2 23.0 5.2 * * * * * *
High school graduate 63.6 1.0 66.3 1.0 33.3 3.2 35.4 6.8 * * * * * *
At least some college 68.4 0.9 69.6 1.0 61.8 3.3 51.6 5.8 * * * * * *
Residence locationc Large central metro 47.4 1.3 51.3 1.5 36.3 2.7 27.1 4.2 * * * * * *
Large fringe metro 62.1 1.4 64.1 1.5 39.8 4.5 49.4 7.8 * * * * * *
Medium metro 64.6 1.5 66.9 1.5 30.4 4.4 * * * * * * * *
Small metro 64.9 1.8 67.3 1.9 35.7 6.3 * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan (nonmetro) 64.3 1.9 67.0 1.9 30.6 4.6 * * * * * * * *
Noncore (nonmetro) 57.1 2.4 59.5 2.3 24.9 6.1 * * * * * * * *

a Estimates are not adjusted.

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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

c For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* 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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

 

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