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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 220b
People who have a usual primary care provider, by ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
All races White Black
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   77.4 0.5 79.4 0.4 80.7 0.5 73.5 1.0 65.3 1.1
Age 0-17 88.7 0.6 90.0 0.6 91.3 0.7 85.1 1.7 83.3 1.0
18-44 63.8 0.7 66.8 0.7 68.6 0.9 58.2 1.4 48.8 1.5
45-64 80.2 0.7 81.6 0.7 82.5 0.7 78.3 1.8 66.2 2.1
65 and over 90.7 0.7 91.1 0.7 91.4 0.8 89.1 2.1 85.8 2.1
Gender Male 73.4 0.6 75.9 0.6 77.5 0.6 67.2 1.4 59.7 1.3
Female 81.1 0.5 82.7 0.5 83.8 0.6 78.8 1.2 71.2 1.1
Family incomea Negative/poor 72.2 1.0 75.4 1.1 75.5 1.5 74.0 2.0 62.5 2.0
Near poor/low 73.6 0.9 77.1 0.9 79.6 1.0 71.1 1.9 62.6 1.8
Middle 76.8 0.8 78.9 0.8 80.2 1.0 73.3 1.6 63.6 1.9
High 81.4 0.7 81.8 0.7 82.6 0.7 75.9 2.6 76.4 2.0
Educationb Less than high school 67.3 0.9 73.5 1.0 74.9 1.3 68.6 2.0 52.6 1.6
High school graduate  73.3 0.7 75.5 0.7 78.0 0.8 64.0 1.9 55.0 1.9
At least some college 76.1 0.7 77.2 0.7 78.3 0.8 71.5 1.6 62.4 1.9
Health insurance, under age 65 Any private 80.1 0.5 80.7 0.5 81.6 0.6 74.5 1.1 74.7 1.3
Public only 82.2 0.8 83.3 1.0 84.2 1.2 81.4 2.0 79.4 1.2
Uninsured  44.6 1.3 49.8 1.6 52.1 2.1 44.7 2.8 33.6 1.7
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 89.0 1.3 89.0 1.3 89.0 1.5 87.8 3.0 89.5 2.9
Medicare and private  92.2 0.9 92.2 0.9 92.3 1.0 90.9 3.2 * *
Medicare and other public 89.4 1.8 91.2 2.1 92.8 2.6 91.0 3.0 82.5 3.5
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 75.4 0.6 77.9 0.6 79.4 0.7 73.3 1.3 64.1 1.3
Metropolitan-small 79.3 0.8 80.5 0.9 81.3 1.0 75.4 2.1 70.1 2.2
Micropolitan  79.8 1.3 80.9 1.3 82.3 1.3 69.6 3.1 64.4 3.2
Noncore-adjacent 80.4 2.4 82.2 2.8 83.8 2.0 70.8 9.4 60.2 4.6
Noncore-not adjacent  83.5 3.2 84.3 3.2 84.6 3.3 * * * *
CSHCN Yes  93.8 0.7 93.8 0.7 94.4 0.8 93.2 1.6 93.5 1.2
No 87.5 0.7 89.1 0.7 90.6 0.8 82.9 2.0 81.6 1.1
Language spoken most often at home English  79.2 0.5 79.6 0.5 80.8 0.5 73.7 1.0 73.5 1.2
Other 63.5 1.3 73.6 2.3 75.3 5.1 * * 58.9 1.5
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 86.0 0.8 86.5 0.8 87.3 0.9 83.0 1.8 80.0 2.3
Complex activities 85.6 1.0 86.2 1.0 87.2 1.1 82.3 2.4 78.5 3.4
Neither basic nor complex activities 71.5 0.6 74.2 0.6 76.0 0.7 65.1 1.3 53.8 1.3

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 age 18 and over. 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 age 18 and over.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: 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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