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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 89c
Children ages 3-6 with a vision check, 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   57.6 1.6 56.4 2.7 58.0 2.5 51.4 3.0 66.0 3.3
Age 3-5 52.6 1.7 52.5 2.9 52.4 2.8 46.9 3.2 60.0 3.7
6 72.7 2.5 68.7 4.5 73.4 4.2 65.5 5.5 * *
Gender Male 60.6 2.1 58.9 3.6 59.2 3.4 54.1 4.5 70.5 3.9
Female 54.6 1.9 54.0 3.5 56.7 3.5 49.1 3.7 60.8 5.1
Race White, single race 56.5 1.8 52.3 3.6 56.3 3.0 51.2 3.3 65.8 3.6
Black, single race 62.1 3.1 64.6 4.3 68.2 4.7 * * * *
Asian, single race * * * * * * * * * *
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races * * * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 57.9 1.9 58.5 3.5 58.4 3.0 49.8 3.4 66.5 3.4
Non-Hispanic, White 56.7 2.3 52.8 5.7 56.3 3.9 49.6 3.9 66.0 3.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 61.6 3.2 65.4 4.4 66.9 4.8 * * * *
Hispanic, all races 56.6 2.3 52.4 4.2 57.1 3.9 59.0 4.5 * *
Health insurance Any private 58.3 2.1 * * 58.2 3.9 51.5 3.2 65.9 3.4
Public only 57.8 2.0 57.5 2.9 58.7 3.3 * * * *
Uninsured 47.7 6.0 * * * * * * * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 59.1 1.9 59.0 3.3 62.0 3.2 53.3 3.8 63.0 4.1
Metropolitan-small 57.7 3.2 53.1 6.0 52.2 5.4 54.2 5.0 * *
Micropolitan 46.3 4.8 * * * * * * * *
Noncore 64.2 4.5 * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 65.6 3.0 67.8 5.4 * * * * * *
No 56.2 1.7 54.1 2.9 55.9 2.7 50.1 3.4 65.3 3.5
Language spoken most often at home English 58.1 1.8 57.1 3.3 60.5 2.7 50.9 3.2 65.5 3.4
Other 54.9 2.8 54.2 4.9 50.5 4.1 * * * *

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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