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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 215d
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by education,a United States, 2004
Population group Total Less than high school High school graduate At least some college
Percent SE Percent SE Percent Percent SE
Total   11.4 0.4 25.0 0.9 13.4 5.3 0.3
Age 18-44 11.7 0.5 24.0 1.0 14.8 4.8 0.4
45-64 10.9 0.5 27.1 1.5 11.5 6.1 0.5
Gender Male 8.7 0.4 19.1 1.0 10.0 3.7 0.4
Female 14.0 0.5 31.8 1.4 16.7 6.8 0.4
Race White, single race 9.8 0.4 22.3 0.9 11.4 4.4 0.3
Black, single race 21.0 1.2 36.3 2.3 22.0 12.2 1.2
Asian, single race 8.6 1.5 32.5 6.5 15.5 2.3 0.6
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 28.0 5.9 * * * * *
Multiple races 22.9 3.1 * * 19.1 18.0 3.9
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 10.7 0.4 27.3 1.1 13.2 5.0 0.3
Non-Hispanic, White 8.7 0.4 23.8 1.2 11.0 4.1 0.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 20.9 1.2 36.9 2.3 21.9 11.8 1.3
Hispanic 15.4 0.8 20.3 1.3 14.6 9.0 1.1
Family incomeb Negative/poor 43.9 1.3 50.1 1.7 46.2 30.4 2.6
Near poor/low 21.9 0.9 27.6 1.6 20.2 17.9 1.5
Middle 7.5 0.5 14.3 1.2 8.0 4.3 0.5
High 1.9 0.2 5.1 1.1 2.1 1.4 0.2
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 10.6 0.5 23.8 1.3 13.9 4.6 0.4
Metropolitan-small 11.2 0.8 24.3 1.8 13.1 5.5 0.6
Micropolitan  13.5 1.1 29.9 2.6 12.4 7.1 0.9
Noncore-adjacent 17.7 1.6 30.6 3.0 13.6 13.5 2.8
Noncore-not adjacent  12.2 1.9 * * 12.1 5.8 1.1
Language spoken most often at home English  10.8 0.4 26.8 1.0 12.9 5.1 0.3
Other 15.5 1.0 19.8 1.5 18.3 7.2 1.2
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 36.4 1.4 54.7 2.8 35.5 25.7 2.0
Complex activities 49.5 1.4 62.7 2.5 48.7 39.4 2.7
Neither basic nor complex activities 8.0 0.4 19.3 0.9 9.6 3.4 0.3

a 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.

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.

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; 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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