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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 195B_d
Adults whose providers usually 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   31.1 0.6 27.0 1.1 31.6 0.8 32.0 0.8
Age 18-44 31.5 0.8 29.9 1.8 32.4 1.3 31.4 1.1
45-64 31.8 0.9 27.9 1.9 31.8 1.5 32.7 1.2
65 and over 28.8 1.0 22.4 1.5 29.7 1.7 32.2 1.7
Gender Male 30.8 0.8 27.8 1.6 31.5 1.3 31.3 1.0
Female 31.3 0.7 26.4 1.3 31.7 1.0 32.6 1.0
Race White, single race 32.0 0.6 28.8 1.2 33.1 0.9 32.2 0.9
Black, single race 22.6 1.2 17.7 2.4 21.4 2.1 26.2 2.2
Asian, single race 35.6 2.7 * * 24.3 4.9 39.9 3.5
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 29.5 4.0 * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 31.1 0.6 26.7 1.3 31.5 0.9 31.9 0.8
Non-Hispanic, White 32.1 0.7 28.9 1.5 33.2 0.9 32.1 0.9
Non-Hispanic, Black 22.5 1.2 17.6 2.4 21.1 2.0 26.1 2.2
Hispanic  30.9 1.3 27.8 1.7 32.1 2.5 33.4 2.5
Family incomeb Negative/poor 27.0 1.5 24.5 1.8 27.5 2.3 30.2 3.2
Near poor/low 29.1 1.1 25.0 1.9 30.6 1.8 31.4 2.0
Middle 32.6 1.0 29.4 2.0 33.2 1.5 33.3 1.4
High 31.6 0.8 29.4 3.2 31.8 1.4 31.6 1.0
Health insurance, ages 18-64 Any private 32.2 0.7 28.5 1.9 32.8 1.0 32.4 0.9
Public only 27.9 1.4 25.8 2.2 29.0 2.5 29.7 3.0
Uninsured 30.5 1.7 35.6 2.7 30.4 2.6 26.5 2.8
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 29.5 2.0 20.2 2.7 33.9 3.3 33.4 4.1
Medicare and private 29.8 1.4 24.6 2.7 29.7 2.1 31.9 2.1
Medicare and other public 21.2 2.0 20.6 2.9 * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 31.5 0.8 27.8 1.4 31.2 1.2 32.6 1.2
Metropolitan-small 30.6 1.0 27.6 2.5 31.9 1.7 30.8 1.2
Micropolitan 30.1 1.6 23.0 2.4 31.9 1.9 31.7 2.4
Noncore-adjacent 30.3 2.1 29.1 3.0 30.0 2.5 31.5 3.1
Noncore-not adjacent 34.0 2.7 * * 38.0 5.5 37.9 4.2
Language spoken most often at home English 31.1 0.6 26.2 1.2 31.8 0.8 31.9 0.8
Other 31.1 1.6 30.1 2.2 27.2 2.7 34.9 2.8
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 32.6 1.1 25.6 1.8 33.6 1.6 36.9 2.1
Complex activities 31.9 1.3 27.0 2.2 31.3 2.1 36.6 2.6
Neither basic nor complex activities 30.9 0.6 27.6 1.4 31.3 0.9 31.4 0.8

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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