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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 230d
People with an office or outpatient visit, 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   73.1 0.5 65.9 0.9 71.5 0.7 77.1 0.6
Age 18-44 62.8 0.7 51.7 1.2 59.0 1.1 69.7 0.8
45-64 79.0 0.6 71.9 1.4 77.4 1.1 82.0 0.8
65 and over 92.7 0.5 91.2 1.1 93.4 0.8 93.2 0.9
Gender Male 64.1 0.6 55.0 1.4 61.4 1.1 69.7 0.8
Female 81.5 0.5 76.9 0.9 80.5 0.8 83.9 0.7
Race White, single race 74.7 0.5 66.3 1.1 73.5 0.7 78.8 0.6
Black, single race 64.7 1.2 63.8 2.1 59.9 2.0 69.8 1.7
Asian, single race 65.7 1.7 61.9 4.4 68.2 4.2 65.7 2.3
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race 63.5 3.7 * * * * * *
Multiple races 76.1 2.7 71.5 6.2 71.6 4.6 83.7 3.6
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 75.7 0.5 72.2 1.0 73.8 0.8 78.1 0.6
Non-Hispanic, White 78.2 0.5 74.9 1.2 76.7 0.7 80.1 0.6
Non-Hispanic, Black 64.7 1.2 64.4 2.1 59.6 2.0 69.4 1.7
Hispanic 54.7 1.2 50.3 1.6 52.2 1.8 64.4 2.2
Family incomeb Negative/poor 66.9 1.2 64.0 1.6 67.7 1.8 70.6 2.4
Near poor/low 68.4 1.0 63.0 1.7 70.7 1.5 72.1 1.8
Middle 71.1 0.7 65.1 1.5 69.3 1.1 75.2 0.9
High 78.5 0.6 76.4 2.0 76.0 1.2 79.6 0.7
Health insurance, ages 18-64 Any private 74.4 0.5 66.7 1.4 71.8 0.9 77.3 0.6
Public only 78.0 1.2 73.2 1.8 78.9 1.7 86.8 2.0
Uninsured 40.9 0.9 35.2 1.5 39.4 1.7 48.7 1.9
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 90.0 1.3 89.3 2.0 90.8 1.8 89.8 2.2
Medicare and private 94.8 0.6 94.6 1.2 95.6 0.9 94.3 0.9
Medicare and other public 91.2 1.3 90.2 2.2 89.4 3.3 * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 71.3 0.6 63.3 1.3 69.0 1.0 75.4 0.7
Metropolitan-small 75.5 0.8 68.6 1.4 73.9 1.3 79.3 1.0
Micropolitan 74.6 1.8 66.3 2.3 73.2 2.2 80.5 1.9
Noncore-adjacent 74.8 1.8 70.3 3.6 74.0 3.1 79.9 3.2
Noncore-not adjacent 77.2 3.5 76.7 4.2 78.7 4.1 76.2 6.4
Language spoken most often at home English 75.8 0.5 71.9 1.0 73.5 0.8 78.4 0.6
Other 53.0 1.1 48.7 1.5 50.8 2.1 61.0 1.9
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 92.8 0.5 92.0 1.0 92.5 0.9 93.8 0.8
Complex activities 92.3 0.7 89.8 1.4 92.0 1.2 95.1 1.0
Neither basic nor complex activities 70.0 0.5 58.7 1.0 67.7 0.8 75.3 0.6

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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