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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 184B_a
Children who can usually get appointments for routine care as soon as wanted, 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   20.6 0.8 20.8 0.9 20.5 2.1 18.8 3.0 * * * * 23.8 4.4
Age 0-5 20.1 1.1 19.8 1.3 23.6 2.7 11.0 2.9 * * * * * *
6-17 21.0 1.0 21.4 1.2 18.9 2.4 25.8 4.8 * * * * 17.8 3.8
Gender Male 20.0 0.9 19.9 1.1 20.2 2.6 18.8 4.2 * * * * * *
Female 21.3 1.1 21.7 1.2 21.0 2.6 18.8 4.2 * * * * 22.1 6.5
Family incomea Negative/poor 22.2 1.6 23.0 2.1 21.4 2.9 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 20.2 1.7 20.5 2.0 17.9 2.9 * * * * * * * *
Middle 19.5 1.5 19.4 1.6 23.0 5.4 * * * * * * * *
High 21.2 1.6 21.5 1.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Health insurance Any private 20.1 1.0 20.4 1.1 18.3 2.9 17.6 3.3 * * * * 26.7 6.2
Public only 21.3 1.3 21.5 1.6 21.0 2.5 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 24.7 3.6 23.3 3.1 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 20.8 1.0 21.4 1.3 19.4 2.4 18.0 3.3 * * * * * *
Metropolitan-small 20.8 1.7 19.7 1.8 27.1 5.2 * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 22.7 2.5 24.9 2.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Noncore 15.9 2.2 15.6 2.4 * * * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 23.9 1.6 24.3 1.8 22.9 3.5 * * * * * * * *
No 19.7 0.8 19.8 0.9 19.7 2.1 19.4 3.2 * * * * 21.8 6.2
Language spoken most often at home English 20.5 0.9 20.4 1.0 20.3 2.1 27.2 5.7 * * * * 23.7 4.4
Other 21.7 1.8 23.7 2.1 * * 9.7 2.9 * * * * * *

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 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; CSHCN: children with special health care needs; 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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