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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 197B_a
Adults whose providers usually spent enough time with them, by race, United States, 2004
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   37.9 0.6 38.9 0.6 30.8 1.5 36.0 2.9 * * * * 32.5 3.7
Age 18-44 37.7 0.8 38.6 0.8 32.0 2.0 40.5 4.1 * * * * 29.4 4.7
45-64 38.8 0.9 40.1 1.0 30.8 2.8 29.5 4.0 * * * * * *
65 and over 36.7 1.1 37.7 1.3 26.7 3.2 * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 38.4 0.8 39.2 1.0 33.0 2.2 34.8 3.3 * * * * * *
Female 37.5 0.6 38.8 0.7 29.5 1.8 36.8 3.7 * * * * 33.8 4.3
Family incomea Negative/poor 32.5 1.4 35.3 1.7 23.3 2.2 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 35.5 1.2 37.4 1.3 29.3 2.5 * * * * * * * *
Middle 39.1 1.0 40.0 1.1 32.6 3.0 36.2 6.0 * * * * * *
High 39.0 0.9 39.3 1.0 35.5 3.6 39.5 3.4 * * * * * *
Educationb Less than high school 34.7 1.1 36.7 1.3 23.8 2.4 * * * * * * * *
High school graduate 37.6 0.9 39.2 1.0 28.5 2.6 31.1 5.0 * * * * * *
At least some college 39.0 0.8 39.4 0.9 36.4 2.3 36.5 3.3 * * * * * *
Health insurance, ages 18-64 Any private 38.9 0.7 39.6 0.8 35.0 2.4 36.4 3.4 * * * * 28.4 4.6
Public only 33.4 1.4 36.4 1.7 21.9 2.2 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 37.0 1.7 39.0 1.9 27.5 3.7 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 33.4 2.0 34.1 2.2 * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private 38.8 1.6 39.2 1.7 36.0 5.2 * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public 32.7 2.7 37.1 3.4 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 37.4 0.8 38.4 1.0 32.5 2.1 35.8 3.0 * * * * 33.7 4.6
Metropolitan-small 39.9 1.1 40.7 1.1 30.8 2.8 * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 35.3 1.5 37.2 1.4 18.1 5.1 * * * * * * * *
Noncore-adjacent 36.9 2.9 37.3 2.9 25.6 4.6 * * * * * * * *
Noncore-not adjacent 39.2 2.9 39.8 3.4 * * * * * * * * * *
Language spoken most often at home English 37.6 0.6 38.7 0.7 30.9 1.5 35.9 4.0 * * * * 32.4 3.7
Other 40.8 1.5 43.1 2.0 * * 36.0 3.7 * * * * * *
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 38.9 1.2 40.7 1.4 27.1 2.7 * * * * * * * *
Complex activities 37.7 1.4 39.5 1.7 24.8 3.1 * * * * * * * *
Neither basic nor complex activities 37.7 0.6 38.7 0.7 31.9 1.7 35.7 3.1 * * * * 29.3 4.6

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 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

b 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.

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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