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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 197C_a
Adults whose providers sometimes or never 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   13.4 0.4 12.8 0.4 15.3 1.1 19.1 2.0 * * * * 18.5 3.3
Age 18-44 17.1 0.5 16.6 0.6 19.3 1.5 17.3 2.9 * * * * 20.9 4.1
45-64 11.3 0.5 10.6 0.6 12.3 1.6 21.4 3.4 * * * * * *
65 and over 8.8 0.6 8.4 0.7 8.1 2.0 * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 12.6 0.5 12.0 0.6 15.1 1.7 17.1 2.5 * * * * * *
Female 14.0 0.4 13.3 0.5 15.5 1.2 20.7 2.8 * * * * 17.0 3.7
Family incomea Negative/poor 19.1 1.3 18.6 1.6 19.2 2.0 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 14.7 0.8 14.3 1.0 14.5 1.8 * * * * * * * *
Middle 14.0 0.6 13.6 0.7 15.2 2.0 19.8 3.2 * * * * * *
High 11.3 0.6 10.7 0.6 13.6 2.1 18.9 2.8 * * * * * *
Educationb Less than high school 14.9 0.8 14.2 0.9 17.0 2.1 * * * * * * * *
High school graduate 12.8 0.6 11.7 0.7 17.2 2.0 21.1 4.7 * * * * * *
At least some college 13.3 0.5 12.9 0.6 13.2 1.6 19.7 2.4 * * * * * *
Health insurance, ages 18-64 Any private 12.9 0.5 12.4 0.5 14.3 1.4 18.1 2.2 * * * * 14.5 3.8
Public only 19.4 1.2 19.1 1.4 19.6 2.3 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 24.1 1.4 23.1 1.7 24.1 3.2 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 9.3 1.3 9.3 1.4 * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private 8.4 0.8 8.1 0.9 * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public 9.9 1.7 8.6 1.9 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 14.7 0.5 13.8 0.6 17.2 1.5 19.3 2.2 * * * * 24.0 5.3
Metropolitan-small 11.2 0.6 11.2 0.7 10.2 1.5 * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 13.4 1.2 12.8 1.2 * * * * * * * * * *
Noncore-adjacent 13.5 1.5 13.6 1.8 10.9 3.1 * * * * * * * *
Noncore-not adjacent 9.5 1.7 9.8 1.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Language spoken most often at home English 13.0 0.4 12.6 0.4 15.1 1.1 14.6 2.4 * * * * 18.6 3.3
Other 17.7 1.4 15.2 1.5 * * 23.7 3.4 * * * * * *
Activity limitationsc Basic activities 15.1 0.9 13.9 1.0 17.5 2.3 * * * * * * * *
Complex activities 18.4 1.1 17.6 1.3 18.9 2.7 * * * * * * * *
Neither basic nor complex activities 12.9 0.4 12.3 0.4 14.9 1.3 18.7 2.2 * * * * 14.9 3.3

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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