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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 229C_c
Children whose parents rate their childīs health care in the past year 9-10 on a scale from 0 to 10, 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   67.8 0.9 64.0 1.8 64.4 1.6 67.1 1.7 72.6 1.5
Age 0-5 70.4 1.4 69.2 2.2 65.9 2.6 71.3 2.7 73.6 2.5
6-17 66.2 1.0 59.9 2.3 63.4 1.9 64.8 1.9 72.1 1.7
Gender Male 66.7 1.1 61.8 2.6 65.9 2.2 66.3 2.2 70.1 2.2
Female 68.9 1.1 66.2 2.2 62.6 2.1 67.9 2.3 75.4 1.8
Race White, single race 68.2 1.0 62.9 2.4 63.8 1.9 67.0 1.9 73.8 1.5
Black, single race 68.7 1.9 68.0 2.9 70.1 2.8 70.5 3.9 * *
Asian, single race 64.3 3.8 * * * * * * 66.2 6.6
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 56.0 5.2 * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 68.2 1.0 63.3 2.3 64.2 2.0 66.8 1.9 73.4 1.6
Non-Hispanic, White 68.7 1.2 60.6 3.7 63.1 2.6 66.8 2.2 74.7 1.6
Non-Hispanic, Black 68.6 2.0 68.2 3.0 70.2 2.9 69.8 4.0 * *
Hispanic, all races 66.0 1.8 65.9 2.6 64.8 2.7 68.9 3.3 64.1 5.8
Health insurance Any private 69.8 1.1 60.7 5.7 65.9 2.4 68.7 1.9 72.9 1.6
Public only 64.1 1.3 65.6 1.9 63.3 2.3 60.4 3.7 * *
Uninsured 60.4 4.5 48.4 7.0 61.1 6.7 * * * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 66.8 1.2 59.9 2.6 62.5 2.3 65.6 2.3 73.1 1.9
Metropolitan-small 69.9 1.4 70.0 3.2 66.2 3.3 69.3 2.8 72.6 2.7
Micropolitan 66.8 3.2 61.1 5.2 66.3 4.1 68.9 6.1 * *
Noncore 68.9 3.7 73.6 5.3 67.2 6.8 67.0 6.6 * *
CSHCN Yes 60.1 1.6 48.6 3.7 56.5 2.8 64.5 2.7 65.5 3.2
No 70.2 1.0 69.6 1.9 66.4 1.9 68.4 1.9 74.6 1.7
Language spoken most often at home English 68.1 0.9 63.7 2.1 64.6 1.8 67.1 1.8 72.9 1.5
Other 65.6 2.0 65.4 3.3 63.3 3.4 67.6 4.3 68.2 5.3

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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