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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 223c
People with provider who has office hours nights or weekends, 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   42.7 0.8 38.3 1.7 38.5 1.5 43.7 1.1 45.2 1.1
Age 0-17 53.9 1.1 43.3 2.5 45.1 2.2 56.2 1.8 64.4 1.8
18-44 44.5 1.0 40.2 2.3 40.8 1.9 45.8 1.5 46.3 1.6
45-64 36.4 1.1 30.9 2.5 37.6 2.4 33.9 1.8 38.4 1.4
65 and over 25.7 1.1 26.0 2.7 24.9 2.1 26.0 1.9 26.0 2.0
Gender Male 44.5 0.9 38.7 2.1 40.5 1.8 45.5 1.3 46.9 1.3
Female 41.2 0.8 38.1 1.8 37.1 1.5 42.3 1.2 43.6 1.2
Race White, single race 43.0 0.8 37.6 2.0 37.8 1.7 44.0 1.3 45.6 1.2
Black, single race 39.8 1.7 39.7 2.8 38.5 2.9 40.9 2.6 39.8 3.3
Asian, single race 49.2 3.1 * * 44.5 7.3 54.1 5.7 47.3 3.9
NHOPI, single race 40.5 7.2 * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 40.8 5.9 * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 36.9 3.0 33.1 6.6 43.1 7.2 32.8 5.8 * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 42.8 0.8 37.7 1.9 38.6 1.7 43.8 1.2 44.9 1.2
Non-Hispanic, White 43.1 0.9 36.4 2.3 38.1 2.0 44.1 1.5 45.2 1.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 39.5 1.7 39.4 2.8 37.9 2.9 40.5 2.6 39.7 3.3
Hispanic 42.4 1.5 40.8 2.8 38.1 2.7 43.5 2.5 49.1 3.2
Educationb Less than high school 36.2 1.2 34.5 2.2 33.0 2.2 35.4 1.9 46.3 3.0
High school graduate  40.1 1.2 36.8 2.7 36.5 2.1 40.5 1.7 42.8 1.9
At least some college 37.2 1.0 30.7 3.0 35.2 2.2 37.4 1.5 37.9 1.3
Health insurance, under age 65 Any private 47.2 0.9 43.6 3.4 44.7 2.3 47.3 1.4 48.0 1.2
Public only 39.8 1.6 39.5 2.2 38.5 2.0 43.8 3.7 * *
Uninsured  40.8 1.9 36.7 2.8 40.2 3.0 41.4 3.0 45.3 5.4
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 25.1 1.9 25.8 5.3 28.4 3.5 25.6 3.2 19.4 3.8
Medicare and private  26.0 1.4 25.2 4.5 24.3 3.2 25.7 2.5 27.2 2.3
Medicare and other public 25.6 2.8 25.5 3.5 20.6 4.3 * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 48.6 0.9 43.4 2.1 46.2 1.8 50.6 1.4 49.6 1.4
Metropolitan-small 40.3 1.8 38.2 3.6 35.1 2.8 40.7 2.2 43.1 2.6
Micropolitan  29.0 2.3 27.8 4.1 25.8 3.5 31.7 3.1 28.6 3.5
Noncore-adjacent 27.1 3.3 24.8 5.0 27.9 4.6 27.0 4.4 28.3 4.9
Noncore-not adjacent  35.8 4.1 29.8 5.1 30.1 7.2 38.0 5.7 * *
CSHCN Yes  54.3 1.8 41.6 3.6 48.7 3.8 57.6 3.3 63.7 3.2
No 53.9 1.2 43.8 2.7 44.1 2.4 55.9 1.9 64.7 1.9
Language spoken most often at home English  42.4 0.8 36.7 1.8 38.8 1.6 43.4 1.2 44.6 1.2
Other 45.7 1.9 47.0 3.8 37.5 2.8 46.6 3.2 56.8 4.6
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 29.5 1.2 27.5 2.3 27.6 2.4 30.6 2.0 31.4 2.5
Complex activities 30.4 1.4 28.3 2.5 28.1 2.8 32.1 2.7 33.1 3.0
Neither basic nor complex activities 39.7 0.9 37.9 2.1 37.4 1.6 39.6 1.3 40.8 1.2

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 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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