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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 96c
Children ages 2-17 with a dental visit in the past year,a by family income,b United States, 2004
Population group Total Negative/poor  Near poor/low Middle High
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   51.6 1.0 36.3 1.7 39.0 1.6 52.6 1.6 69.6 1.7
Age 2-5 36.1 1.5 29.8 2.4 29.0 2.5 31.4 2.4 53.3 3.2
6-17 56.5 1.1 38.9 1.9 42.4 1.7 59.0 1.9 74.2 1.8
Gender Male 50.1 1.2 35.6 2.3 38.4 2.0 50.1 2.1 68.2 2.2
Female 53.0 1.3 37.0 2.0 39.7 1.9 55.2 2.1 71.0 2.1
Race White, single race 53.9 1.2 37.5 2.1 39.3 2.0 54.1 1.8 71.1 1.8
Black, single race 39.3 1.8 32.5 2.8 38.8 3.3 41.4 3.9 53.4 6.4
Asian, single race 52.7 3.9 * * * * * * 61.9 6.3
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 56.7 5.3 * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 54.7 1.1 38.9 2.1 41.9 2.1 54.2 1.8 70.5 1.7
Non-Hispanic, White 59.0 1.3 43.5 3.0 43.9 3.0 56.6 2.0 72.5 1.9
Non-Hispanic, Black 38.9 1.9 32.5 2.9 38.1 3.4 40.4 3.8 53.4 6.4
Hispanic, all races 38.3 1.6 30.6 2.3 32.3 2.0 44.1 3.2 59.9 5.1
Health insurance Any private 59.6 1.2 42.5 5.0 43.0 2.6 55.8 2.0 71.2 1.7
Public only 39.3 1.3 36.6 1.9 39.2 1.9 46.8 3.7 * *
Uninsured 27.4 2.8 19.3 4.0 19.7 4.0 30.3 5.3 * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 50.7 1.2 38.0 2.3 36.8 1.9 49.6 2.3 67.7 2.1
Metropolitan-small 56.2 2.1 38.0 3.2 41.3 3.4 58.8 2.8 75.3 2.8
Micropolitan 44.9 3.3 30.8 3.6 37.1 3.9 47.1 3.9 * *
Noncore 45.9 5.1 23.5 4.7 44.7 7.3 * * * *
CSHCN Yes 55.8 1.6 41.8 3.3 42.7 3.2 55.6 3.4 76.4 3.1
No 51.3 1.1 35.8 1.8 39.0 1.7 52.6 1.7 69.1 1.8
Language spoken most often at home English 54.3 1.1 37.6 2.0 40.8 2.0 54.7 1.7 70.6 1.7
Other 35.4 1.8 32.9 2.6 33.4 2.6 34.7 3.4 51.8 6.8

a Dental visit is based on event data.

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; 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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