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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 3.1a: National Basic Timeliness, 2000

Percent of persons who report that they have a usual source of medical care, United States, 2000a
     
Population group Percent Standard error
     
Total 87.1 0.2
Age (not age adjusted)
0-17 93.0 0.3
18-44 79.2 0.4
45-64 89.5 0.4
65 and over 95.6 0.3
Race
American Indian or Alaska Native only 86.6 2.3
Asian or Pacific Islander only 84.9 1.0
Asian 84.6 1.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DSU DSU
Black or African American only 86.0 0.5
White only 87.9 0.3
More than one race 84.7 1.8
Ethnicity
Hispanic 76.1 0.8
Total, non-Hispanic 88.7 0.2
Black or African American 86.1 0.5
White 89.4 0.3
Gender
Female 90.4 0.2
Male 83.8 0.3
Health insurance
Persons under age 65 91.7 0.2
Private 91.8 0.3
Public 91.9 0.6
Uninsured 59.1 0.8
Persons age 65 and over 95.6 0.3
Medicare + any private 97.1 0.3
Medicare + any public 94.6 1.0
Medicare only 93.1 0.8
Family income
< 100% of poverty level 79.6 0.8
100-199% of poverty level 80.7 0.6
200-399% of poverty level 88.5 0.4
>=400% of poverty level 92.3 0.3
Unknown 85.6 0.5
Education (persons age 25 and over)
Less than high school 77.4 0.8
High school graduate 85.2 0.5
At least some college 89.9 0.3
Residence location
MSA 86.8 0.2
Non-MSA 88.2 0.5

a Measure is age adjusted.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

Table 2.1: National Complications of Care, 2002 Table 3.1b: National Basic Timeliness

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