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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 214c
People under age 65 with any period of uninsurance during the 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   25.7 0.5 42.4 1.1 41.7 1.1 25.9 0.9 12.3 0.6
Age 0-17 17.9 0.7 22.0 1.3 26.2 1.4 16.6 1.3 10.3 1.2
18-44 34.4 0.7 61.7 1.5 54.7 1.3 33.3 1.1 15.6 0.9
45-64 20.1 0.7 43.1 2.2 40.1 1.9 22.8 1.2 9.9 0.8
Gender Male 27.5 0.6 44.1 1.4 44.7 1.3 28.3 1.1 14.2 0.8
Female 23.9 0.6 40.9 1.3 38.9 1.2 23.5 1.0 10.4 0.7
Race White, single race 25.1 0.6 46.2 1.4 42.9 1.2 25.5 1.0 11.7 0.6
Black, single race 28.8 1.3 32.6 1.8 38.4 2.5 26.2 2.2 17.7 2.5
Asian, single race 22.8 2.1 * * 31.0 4.6 27.8 3.9 13.6 2.3
NHOPI, single race 22.8 4.4 * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 36.2 4.8 * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 32.0 3.1 32.6 6.0 44.9 5.9 32.0 5.5 * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 22.4 0.6 39.3 1.4 37.1 1.2 23.1 0.9 11.9 0.7
Non-Hispanic, White 20.8 0.6 43.2 1.8 36.6 1.5 22.0 1.0 11.1 0.7
Non-Hispanic, Black 28.4 1.3 32.7 1.8 37.8 2.5 25.6 2.1 17.4 2.5
Hispanic 43.4 1.1 51.0 1.8 53.9 1.7 41.8 2.1 18.2 2.0
Educationb Less than high school 48.2 1.0 58.6 1.8 57.8 1.6 44.3 1.9 23.4 2.8
High school graduate  31.5 0.9 55.5 2.3 48.8 1.9 28.7 1.3 14.8 1.1
At least some college 20.0 0.6 51.3 2.8 43.6 2.1 24.5 1.2 11.0 0.6
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 26.2 0.7 43.9 1.6 43.8 1.6 26.9 1.2 13.3 0.9
Metropolitan-small 24.2 1.1 40.6 2.1 38.1 2.0 25.6 1.7 10.9 1.1
Micropolitan  26.4 1.7 40.1 3.2 41.4 2.5 24.5 2.5 12.0 1.9
Noncore-adjacent 27.7 2.6 38.6 2.7 40.1 5.5 23.2 3.0 * *
Noncore-not adjacent  24.2 3.2 48.0 8.5 40.1 3.6 17.9 3.2 * *
CSHCN Yes  12.9 1.1 15.9 2.1 19.5 2.6 12.3 1.9 * *
No 19.0 0.8 24.0 1.6 28.0 1.5 17.6 1.4 10.6 1.3
Language spoken most often at home English  22.6 0.5 39.0 1.3 38.0 1.2 23.4 0.9 11.6 0.6
Other 46.1 1.3 55.5 2.5 54.5 1.9 43.9 2.3 22.3 2.5
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 25.7 1.3 37.2 2.7 36.0 3.1 23.2 2.0 10.0 1.5
Complex activities 25.8 1.2 32.6 2.5 33.1 2.7 22.0 2.3 12.5 2.7
Neither basic nor complex activities 28.8 0.6 62.1 1.6 52.3 1.2 30.1 0.9 12.9 0.6

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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