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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 213A_c
People under age 65 uninsured all year, by family income,a United States, 2004
Population group Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   14.0 0.4 25.0 0.9 23.8 0.9 13.7 0.6 6.0 0.4
Age 0-17 7.3 0.4 7.3 0.7 9.4 0.9 7.9 0.8 5.0 0.8
18-44 19.5 0.6 39.2 1.5 33.7 1.3 17.2 0.8 7.6 0.6
45-64 12.5 0.5 31.4 1.9 27.2 1.8 13.9 0.9 5.0 0.5
Gender Male 16.1 0.5 28.9 1.2 27.1 1.1 16.1 0.8 7.3 0.6
Female 12.0 0.4 21.7 1.0 20.7 1.1 11.3 0.7 4.7 0.4
Race White, single race 13.9 0.4 28.3 1.1 24.8 1.0 13.7 0.7 5.5 0.4
Black, single race 15.3 1.1 16.9 1.5 19.6 1.8 13.7 1.3 10.9 2.4
Asian, single race 11.6 1.5 * * 20.3 4.3 10.5 2.6 7.7 1.6
NHOPI, single race 11.6 3.1 * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 23.2 4.2 * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 16.1 2.5 14.9 3.5 25.0 5.5 18.7 5.3 * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 11.3 0.4 21.6 1.1 19.0 1.0 11.2 0.6 5.8 0.4
Non-Hispanic, White 10.3 0.4 24.4 1.4 18.2 1.2 10.6 0.6 5.2 0.4
Non-Hispanic, Black 15.0 1.1 16.9 1.5 19.2 1.6 13.4 1.4 10.8 2.5
Hispanic 28.9 1.0 34.8 1.9 36.5 1.7 28.2 1.7 9.2 1.5
Educationb Less than high school 31.8 1.0 39.2 1.7 40.8 1.8 28.8 1.7 11.2 1.9
High school graduate  18.3 0.7 35.8 2.0 29.4 1.8 15.1 1.0 8.3 0.8
At least some college 10.2 0.5 33.7 2.9 24.6 1.7 11.6 0.8 5.0 0.4
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 14.5 0.5 26.7 1.4 25.2 1.3 14.6 0.9 6.5 0.6
Metropolitan-small 12.4 0.7 22.2 1.6 20.8 1.6 13.1 1.2 4.6 0.7
Micropolitan  14.9 1.3 23.5 2.6 25.6 2.6 11.0 1.4 7.9 1.5
Noncore-adjacent 15.4 1.5 23.2 2.7 20.6 2.7 13.5 2.3 * *
Noncore-not adjacent  16.7 2.9 33.8 6.4 25.9 6.1 13.7 2.4 * *
CSHCN Yes  4.0 0.6 3.7 1.1 4.8 1.3 4.9 1.3 * *
No 7.9 0.5 8.0 0.9 10.7 1.0 8.6 0.9 4.9 0.9
Language spoken most often at home English  11.4 0.4 21.2 1.0 19.3 0.9 11.5 0.6 5.4 0.4
Other 31.4 1.2 38.4 2.4 38.7 2.0 28.9 2.1 13.2 2.2
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 14.8 1.0 22.8 2.2 21.3 2.7 13.1 1.7 4.4 1.1
Complex activities 14.0 1.0 19.6 2.1 16.2 2.0 11.3 1.7 * *
Neither basic nor complex activities 16.6 0.5 40.7 1.5 33.2 1.2 16.1 0.7 6.2 0.4

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 Persons ages 18-64. 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 For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources. Activity limitations include persons ages 18-64.

* 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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