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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 3.1b: National Basic Timeliness

Percent of persons who report that their usual source of medical care is hospital/outpatient clinic/ER, United States, 2000a
     
Population group Percent Standard error
     
Total 17.1 0.4
Age (not age adjusted)
0-17 19.6 0.5
18-44 17.1 0.4
45-64 16.1 0.5
65 and over 13.5 0.6
Race
American Indian or Alaska Native only 42.7 5.2
Asian or Pacific Islander only 15.4 1.4
Asian 15.5 1.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DSU DSU
Black or African American only 24.1 0.8
White only 15.3 0.4
More than one race 22.7 2.1
Ethnicity
Hispanic 22.4 0.7
Total, non-Hispanic 16.3 0.4
Black or African American 24.1 0.8
White 14.6 0.4
Gender
Female 17.4 0.4
Male 16.8 0.4
Health insurance
Persons under age 65 16.4 0.4
Private 13.0 0.4
Public 37.0 1.0
Uninsured 24.4 0.8
Persons age 65 and over 13.5 0.6
Medicare + any private 11.5 0.7
Medicare + any public 30.0 2.1
Medicare only 12.8 1.0
Family income
< 100% of poverty level 29.5 0.9
100-199% of poverty level 23.3 0.8
200-399% of poverty level 16.3 0.5
>=400% of poverty level 11.7 0.5
Unknown 15.5 0.7
Education (persons age 25 and over)
Less than high school 21.9 0.7
High school graduate 15.9 0.6
At least some college 13.5 0.4
Residence location
MSA 16.9 0.4
Non-MSA 17.5 0.7

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 3.1a: National Basic Timeliness, 2000 Table 3.1c: National Basic Timeliness, 2000

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