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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 223a
People with provider who has office hours nights or weekends, by race, United States, 2004
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   42.7 0.8 43.0 0.8 39.8 1.7 49.2 3.1 40.5 7.2 40.8 5.9 36.9 3.0
Age 0-17 53.9 1.1 56.1 1.3 46.2 2.5 53.2 4.6 * * * * 35.6 4.8
18-44 44.5 1.0 44.6 1.2 40.0 2.3 53.6 3.8 * * * * 45.9 5.4
45-64 36.4 1.1 36.6 1.2 34.9 2.5 39.4 4.7 * * * * * *
65 and over 25.7 1.1 25.4 1.2 26.0 2.7 * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 44.5 0.9 45.0 1.0 40.7 2.2 49.5 3.5 * * * * 36.3 3.9
Female 41.2 0.8 41.2 0.9 39.2 1.9 49.0 3.3 * * 48.2 7.2 37.4 4.0
Family incomea Negative/poor 38.3 1.7 37.6 2.0 39.7 2.8 * * * * * * 33.1 6.6
Near poor/low 38.5 1.5 37.8 1.7 38.5 2.9 44.5 7.3 * * * * 43.1 7.2
Middle 43.7 1.1 44.0 1.3 40.9 2.6 54.1 5.7 * * * * 32.8 5.8
High 45.2 1.1 45.6 1.2 39.8 3.3 47.3 3.9 * * * * * *
Educationb Less than high school 36.2 1.2 36.7 1.4 32.4 2.8 46.6 6.5 * * * * * *
High school graduate 40.1 1.2 39.6 1.3 39.9 2.7 55.0 6.1 * * * * * *
At least some college 37.2 1.0 36.9 1.1 35.1 2.3 45.1 3.4 * * * * * *
Health insurance, under age 65 Any private 47.2 0.9 47.7 1.0 41.9 2.0 52.1 3.5 * * * * 40.6 4.7
Public only 39.8 1.6 40.1 1.9 40.0 3.0 38.0 6.6 * * * * 32.7 5.6
Uninsured   40.8 1.9 40.6 2.3 41.9 4.4 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 25.1 1.9 24.7 2.2 22.1 4.7 * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private 26.0 1.4 25.9 1.5 28.3 4.7 * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public 25.6 2.8 22.7 3.2 26.0 6.5 * * * * * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 48.6 0.9 49.3 1.0 45.6 1.8 49.5 3.2 * * * * 41.0 4.7
Metropolitan-small 40.3 1.8 41.0 1.8 31.9 4.4 52.4 9.5 * * * * 37.1 5.7
Micropolitan 29.0 2.3 29.3 2.3 26.3 7.9 * * * * * * * *
Noncore-adjacent 27.1 3.3 28.2 3.4 * * * * * * * * * *
Noncore-not adjacent 35.8 4.1 37.4 4.2 * * * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes   54.3 1.8 56.5 2.1 48.1 4.2 * * * * * * * *
No 53.9 1.2 56.1 1.4 45.6 2.8 52.1 4.9 * * * * 35.1 5.7
Language spoken most often at home English 42.4 0.8 43.0 0.9 39.5 1.7 43.7 4.4 * * 40.0 6.2 36.9 3.0
Other 45.7 1.9 42.9 2.1 * * 54.3 4.2 * * * * * *
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 29.5 1.2 29.9 1.3 27.3 2.8 * * * * * * * *
Complex activities 30.4 1.4 30.6 1.7 31.1 3.5 * * * * * * * *
Neither basic nor complex activities 39.7 0.9 39.4 1.0 37.7 1.9 48.9 3.3 * * * * 46.3 5.1

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: 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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