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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 215c
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance 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   17.9 0.5 59.1 1.1 34.5 1.0 10.6 0.6 2.1 0.2
Age 0-17 34.3 1.1 82.2 1.4 57.3 1.7 18.5 1.3 3.2 0.6
18-44 11.7 0.5 42.2 1.5 20.0 1.0 6.7 0.6 1.6 0.3
45-64 11.0 0.5 46.9 2.3 26.4 1.6 8.8 0.7 2.2 0.3
Gender Male 16.0 0.5 55.0 1.4 31.6 1.2 10.1 0.7 2.0 0.2
Female 19.8 0.6 62.5 1.3 37.1 1.3 11.2 0.7 2.3 0.3
Race White, single race 15.4 0.5 53.7 1.4 33.2 1.2 9.8 0.7 1.8 0.2
Black, single race 32.5 1.5 73.0 1.8 39.4 2.1 13.5 1.4 5.3 1.2
Asian, single race 12.1 2.0 * * 27.6 6.0 10.8 2.5 * *
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 40.4 5.2 * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 30.9 2.8 73.1 4.7 42.2 5.7 17.3 3.9 * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 15.8 0.5 59.6 1.3 33.2 1.2 9.7 0.6 2.0 0.2
Non-Hispanic, White 12.2 0.5 51.9 1.8 30.8 1.5 8.6 0.7 1.7 0.2
Non-Hispanic, Black 32.5 1.5 72.7 1.8 39.7 2.2 13.8 1.5 5.3 1.2
Hispanic 29.6 1.2 57.6 1.8 37.9 1.9 15.7 1.3 3.5 0.8
Educationb Less than high school 25.0 0.9 50.1 1.7 27.6 1.6 14.3 1.2 5.1 1.1
High school graduate  13.4 0.6 46.2 2.1 20.2 1.3 8.0 0.7 2.1 0.4
At least some college 5.3 0.3 30.4 2.6 17.9 1.5 4.3 0.5 1.4 0.2
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 16.7 0.7 58.1 1.6 32.8 1.4 11.4 0.9 1.6 0.2
Metropolitan-small 17.6 1.1 59.6 2.2 35.0 2.1 8.8 0.9 2.8 0.5
Micropolitan  21.3 1.5 59.7 2.9 37.5 2.7 11.3 1.6 * *
Noncore-adjacent 27.1 2.3 64.9 4.3 38.3 3.9 12.3 1.9 * *
Noncore-not adjacent  21.3 2.4 57.8 6.9 38.5 4.1 9.6 2.3 * *
CSHCN Yes  38.6 1.6 87.0 2.6 60.3 3.1 22.7 2.3 6.0 1.5
No 32.7 1.2 81.1 1.7 56.2 1.9 17.1 1.4 2.3 0.4
Language spoken most often at home English  16.2 0.5 60.5 1.3 33.8 1.1 9.6 0.6 2.0 0.2
Other 29.2 1.2 54.6 2.4 36.1 2.1 17.8 1.6 4.3 1.2
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 36.6 1.4 67.0 2.3 48.4 3.0 26.7 2.5 11.0 1.6
Complex activities 49.6 1.4 71.8 2.3 58.9 3.1 39.1 3.1 19.9 2.9
Neither basic nor complex activities 8.0 0.4 36.6 1.5 16.8 0.9 5.2 0.4 1.1 0.2

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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