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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 197A_d
Adults whose providers always spent enough time with them, 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   48.7 0.6 50.5 1.1 49.6 0.9 47.7 0.8
Age 18-44 45.2 0.8 42.5 1.8 46.4 1.5 45.3 1.1
45-64 50.0 0.9 52.8 1.8 50.3 1.4 49.1 1.3
65 and over 54.6 1.2 59.2 2.0 54.3 2.0 51.9 1.9
Gender Male 49.0 0.8 48.6 1.7 48.8 1.4 49.3 1.2
Female 48.5 0.7 51.9 1.4 50.2 1.2 46.5 0.9
Race White, single race 48.3 0.6 49.0 1.2 49.0 1.0 47.7 0.9
Black, single race 53.7 1.6 59.3 2.7 54.3 2.5 50.4 2.3
Asian, single race 45.4 3.2 * * 47.8 5.7 43.8 3.3
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 49.2 4.4 * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 49.3 0.6 52.2 1.3 50.0 1.0 48.3 0.8
Non-Hispanic, White 48.9 0.7 50.8 1.5 49.5 1.1 48.2 0.9
Non-Hispanic, Black 54.2 1.6 59.8 2.7 54.6 2.5 51.1 2.4
Hispanic  42.7 1.6 44.2 1.8 45.3 2.8 38.9 2.8
Family incomeb Negative/poor 48.5 1.5 50.2 2.0 49.5 2.4 44.1 3.0
Near poor/low 49.7 1.3 55.1 1.9 49.8 2.1 44.1 2.1
Middle 47.0 1.0 46.6 2.2 49.0 1.5 45.5 1.4
High 49.7 0.9 49.7 3.0 50.1 1.7 49.5 1.0
Health insurance, ages 18-64 Any private 48.3 0.7 50.6 2.1 49.0 1.2 47.6 0.9
Public only 47.3 1.6 45.6 2.3 50.5 2.5 44.4 3.5
Uninsured 38.9 1.8 36.4 3.2 40.6 3.0 39.1 3.0
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 57.4 2.2 65.3 3.1 55.8 3.8 52.0 3.9
Medicare and private 52.8 1.7 54.8 3.5 52.9 2.6 51.9 2.2
Medicare and other public 57.7 2.9 59.6 3.5 * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 48.0 0.8 47.3 1.7 50.4 1.2 46.9 1.1
Metropolitan-small 48.9 1.1 51.8 2.1 49.0 1.7 48.0 1.4
Micropolitan 51.3 1.8 56.2 3.2 49.7 2.4 50.6 2.4
Noncore-adjacent 49.4 2.7 53.5 3.8 44.7 5.0 52.1 4.5
Noncore-not adjacent 51.4 2.1 * * 51.8 5.1 47.8 3.1
Language spoken most often at home English 49.3 0.6 52.4 1.2 49.8 1.0 48.2 0.8
Other 41.9 1.8 42.2 2.3 45.9 3.4 38.7 3.2
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 45.9 1.1 52.2 1.9 45.4 1.7 41.9 2.1
Complex activities 43.8 1.4 48.8 2.4 44.4 2.1 39.0 2.6
Neither basic nor complex activities 49.4 0.6 50.2 1.4 50.8 1.0 48.5 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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