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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 223d
People with provider who has office hours nights or weekends, 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 SE Percent SE
Total   38.0 0.8 36.2 1.2 40.1 1.2 37.2 1.0
Age 18-44 44.5 1.0 43.6 1.9 47.2 1.6 43.3 1.3
45-64 36.4 1.1 34.7 2.1 39.0 1.6 35.2 1.4
65 and over 25.7 1.1 26.7 1.9 27.8 1.9 23.1 1.6
Gender Male 39.5 1.0 38.4 1.8 43.6 1.5 37.4 1.2
Female 36.8 0.8 34.3 1.4 37.6 1.3 37.0 1.0
Race White, single race 37.7 0.9 36.7 1.4 39.6 1.3 36.9 1.1
Black, single race 36.1 1.8 32.4 2.8 39.9 2.7 35.1 2.3
Asian, single race 47.5 3.2 46.6 6.5 55.0 6.1 45.1 3.4
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 36.6 6.2 * * * * * *
Multiple races 38.0 3.8 * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 37.8 0.8 35.7 1.4 39.9 1.2 37.0 1.0
Non-Hispanic, White 37.5 0.9 36.6 1.6 39.5 1.3 36.5 1.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 35.7 1.8 31.8 2.8 38.9 2.8 35.4 2.3
Hispanic 39.8 1.7 37.7 2.2 42.1 2.5 40.5 2.5
Family incomeb Negative/poor 34.5 1.7 34.5 2.2 36.8 2.7 30.7 3.0
Near poor/low 34.9 1.4 33.0 2.2 36.5 2.1 35.2 2.2
Middle 38.2 1.1 35.4 1.9 40.5 1.7 37.4 1.5
High 39.8 1.1 46.3 3.0 42.8 1.9 37.9 1.3
Health insurance, ages 18-64 Any private 41.7 1.0 41.3 1.9 44.0 1.5 40.6 1.1
Public only 36.6 2.0 36.0 2.4 41.6 3.0 28.7 2.9
Uninsured  39.3 1.9 42.4 3.2 40.9 3.0 34.7 3.1
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 25.1 2.0 26.5 3.3 27.1 3.2 21.5 3.1
Medicare and private  25.9 1.4 26.2 2.7 28.3 2.4 23.9 1.9
Medicare and other public 25.4 2.8 26.1 3.4 28.2 6.5 * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 43.6 1.0 41.9 1.6 48.1 1.5 41.5 1.2
Metropolitan-small 35.1 1.9 35.2 2.6 37.5 2.6 33.4 2.1
Micropolitan  26.7 2.1 24.7 2.9 26.6 2.9 27.7 2.9
Noncore-adjacent 26.2 3.2 26.5 4.9 27.2 3.4 24.4 4.7
Noncore-not adjacent  32.3 3.9 25.4 5.5 28.4 5.6 40.7 6.8
Language spoken most often at home English  37.3 0.8 35.6 1.4 39.6 1.2 36.4 1.0
Other 44.9 2.0 38.5 2.2 48.0 3.6 50.3 3.1
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 29.5 1.2 30.1 2.1 30.5 1.9 27.9 1.9
Complex activities 30.4 1.4 29.9 2.3 30.8 2.2 30.3 2.5
Neither basic nor complex activities 39.7 0.9 38.2 1.5 42.3 1.3 38.6 1.0

a 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.

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.

* 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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