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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 195A_d
Adults whose providers always showed respect for what they had to say, 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   61.1 0.6 62.1 1.1 59.8 0.9 61.5 0.8
Age 18-44 59.3 0.8 55.2 1.8 58.0 1.4 61.1 1.1
45-64 60.8 0.9 62.5 1.9 59.0 1.6 61.4 1.2
65 and over 65.7 1.1 71.0 1.8 64.6 1.7 63.3 1.8
Gender Male 61.6 0.8 61.2 1.6 60.2 1.4 62.5 1.1
Female 60.7 0.7 62.7 1.4 59.5 1.1 60.8 1.1
Race White, single race 60.6 0.6 60.8 1.2 58.8 0.9 61.6 0.9
Black, single race 69.0 1.6 70.9 2.6 68.9 2.6 68.0 2.3
Asian, single race 53.4 2.9 * * 61.0 5.7 50.3 3.7
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 55.9 4.3 * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 61.2 0.6 62.3 1.4 59.7 0.9 61.8 0.9
Non-Hispanic, White 60.6 0.7 60.6 1.6 58.6 1.0 61.8 0.9
Non-Hispanic, Black 69.3 1.6 71.6 2.6 68.9 2.5 68.4 2.4
Hispanic  60.1 1.4 61.4 1.8 61.1 2.6 57.8 2.6
Family incomeb Negative/poor 59.2 1.6 60.7 1.9 60.5 2.7 55.0 3.1
Near poor/low 61.9 1.3 66.1 2.0 59.1 1.9 61.0 2.1
Middle 59.2 1.0 58.8 2.1 58.4 1.5 60.1 1.4
High 62.4 0.8 62.9 3.1 61.4 1.5 62.8 1.0
Health insurance, ages 18-64 Any private 61.1 0.7 61.7 2.1 59.3 1.1 61.8 0.9
Public only 57.4 1.7 57.0 2.4 58.2 2.7 56.8 3.5
Uninsured 52.8 1.9 49.4 3.3 52.5 2.9 55.7 2.9
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 65.2 2.1 73.2 2.9 63.0 3.3 60.0 4.5
Medicare and private 65.1 1.5 69.5 3.2 64.0 2.2 64.1 2.2
Medicare and other public 70.9 2.4 71.1 3.4 * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 60.5 0.8 59.5 1.6 60.7 1.3 60.7 1.2
Metropolitan-small 62.4 1.1 62.9 2.3 59.9 1.8 63.7 1.3
Micropolitan 61.5 1.7 67.4 2.7 58.6 1.8 61.3 2.4
Noncore-adjacent 58.9 2.4 62.6 3.6 56.6 3.6 59.0 4.8
Noncore-not adjacent 60.0 2.6 * * 55.0 5.8 58.0 5.5
Language spoken most often at home English 61.3 0.6 62.9 1.3 59.6 0.9 61.9 0.9
Other 58.1 1.8 58.6 2.4 63.0 3.2 54.3 3.1
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 56.3 1.2 62.7 2.1 52.8 1.8 54.8 2.2
Complex activities 54.8 1.5 59.0 2.6 53.1 2.4 53.1 2.7
Neither basic nor complex activities 62.2 0.7 62.1 1.4 61.6 1.0 62.5 0.9

a 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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