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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 229A_a
Children whose parents rate their childīs health care in the past year 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10, 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   6.2 0.4 5.4 0.4 9.1 1.3 7.4 2.2 * * * * 11.0 2.5
Age 0-5 5.0 0.5 4.1 0.5 8.2 2.0 * * * * * * * *
6-17 6.8 0.5 6.1 0.6 9.7 1.5 * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 6.5 0.5 5.3 0.5 11.7 2.1 * * * * * * * *
Female 5.8 0.5 5.4 0.6 6.7 1.5 * * * * * * * *
Family incomea Negative/poor 11.4 1.2 10.3 1.6 13.0 2.0 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 6.9 0.7 7.1 0.8 5.2 1.4 * * * * * * * *
Middle 6.0 0.9 5.0 0.8 * * * * * * * * * *
High 3.0 0.5 2.8 0.6 * * * * * * * * * *
Health insurance Any private 4.3 0.4 3.7 0.4 6.6 1.8 * * * * * * * *
Public only 9.2 0.8 9.0 1.0 9.3 1.4 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 14.8 3.4 12.5 2.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 6.7 0.5 5.9 0.6 9.1 1.5 * * * * * * * *
Metropolitan-small 5.1 0.8 3.9 0.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 5.5 1.1 5.4 1.3 4.5 1.3 * * * * * * * *
Noncore 7.3 1.9 7.4 2.0 * * * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 10.0 1.1 7.5 1.1 18.2 3.3 * * * * * * * *
No 5.1 0.4 4.8 0.4 6.1 1.1 * * * * * * * *
Language spoken most often at home English 6.1 0.4 5.1 0.5 9.4 1.4 * * * * * * 11.3 2.6
Other 6.8 1.1 7.4 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 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; 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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