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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 229B_b
Children whose parents rate their child's health care in the past year 7-8 on a scale from 0 to 10, 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   26.1 0.8 25.9 0.9 26.3 1.1 22.2 1.5 27.0 1.6
Age 0-5 24.6 1.3 24.0 1.5 23.9 1.7 20.4 2.6 26.7 2.1
6-17 26.9 0.9 26.9 1.0 27.5 1.2 23.2 1.8 27.2 1.9
Gender Male 26.8 1.0 26.5 1.2 27.0 1.4 23.2 2.0 27.9 2.2
Female 25.3 1.0 25.2 1.1 25.4 1.4 21.3 1.8 26.0 1.8
Family incomea Negative/poor 24.6 1.6 23.9 2.0 26.7 3.4 18.9 2.1 26.5 2.2
Near poor/low 28.7 1.6 29.0 1.9 29.9 2.6 24.6 2.7 27.9 2.6
Middle 26.9 1.6 27.3 1.8 28.5 2.0 18.2 2.8 24.5 2.8
High 24.4 1.5 23.8 1.6 22.7 1.6 * * 30.0 5.3
Health insurance Any private 25.9 1.0 25.6 1.1 25.2 1.2 26.2 2.9 28.2 3.0
Public only 26.7 1.2 27.1 1.6 30.7 2.6 20.2 1.8 25.9 1.6
Uninsured 24.8 3.5 23.8 4.3 29.3 5.4 * * 27.9 5.2
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 26.6 1.1 26.2 1.3 26.0 1.7 25.2 1.9 27.7 1.9
Metropolitan-small 25.0 1.4 24.9 1.4 25.9 1.5 15.7 3.0 25.8 3.7
Micropolitan 27.7 3.0 28.5 3.3 29.3 3.7 * * 20.5 3.8
Noncore 23.8 2.5 23.3 2.7 24.9 3.1 * * * *
CSHCN Yes 29.9 1.5 29.6 1.7 29.5 2.1 27.1 3.0 32.3 3.7
No 24.7 0.9 24.5 1.1 25.0 1.2 20.6 1.6 25.6 1.5
Language spoken most often at home English 25.9 0.8 25.7 0.9 26.3 1.1 22.4 1.6 27.3 2.7
Other 27.5 1.7 29.8 3.7 * * * * 26.7 1.8

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: 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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