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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 119c
People currently with asthma who ever had emergency room/urgent care clinic visits for asthma within the past year, by family income,a California, 2005
Population group Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   16.0 0.8 27.5 2.8 25.3 2.3 14.1 1.8 10.4 0.9
Health insurance,b under age 65 Private 11.6 0.9 * * 24.5 4.7 13.4 2.4 9.5 0.9
Public 29.9 2.2 34.2 3.8 32.3 3.5 16.1 4.6 23.9 5.4
Uninsured 16.6 3.0 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Total 9.8 1.3 * * 11.7 2.8 * * 9.0 1.9
Medicare and private 8.0 1.5 * * * * * * 8.0 2.1
Medicare and public 14.9 3.1 * * * * * * * *
Medicare only * * * * * * * * * *
Education, age 18 and over Less than high school 20.3 3.2 21.6 5.4 28.1 6.8 * * * *
High school graduate 13.1 1.7 19.7 4.4 15.5 4.0 * * 9.3 2.3
At least some college 10.9 0.9 20.4 4.2 22.0 3.6 10.7 2.2 8.4 1.0
Residence location Urban 16.4 0.9 29.9 3.2 25.5 2.5 14.9 2.0 10.4 0.9
Rural 13.5 1.9 12.8 3.0 23.9 5.1 * * 11.1 2.8
English proficiency English only 11.3 0.8 22.5 3.4 17.3 2.5 10.8 2.0 7.9 0.9
Well/very well 15.2 2.1 * * 27.8 6.5 * * 10.8 2.3
Not well/not at all 21.3 5.6 * * * * * * * *
Born in U.S. Yes 15.9 0.8 29.9 3.2 23.7 2.2 13.7 1.8 10.6 0.9
No 17.4 2.8 15.9 4.2 34.3 8.2 * * 9.3 2.5

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 300 percent of the poverty line; and high, 300 percent of the poverty line and over. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

b A small number of persons who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "public health insurance" category only.                                                                                                                        

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Health Policy Research, California Health Interview Survey.

 

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