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Table 3.1c: National Basic Timeliness, 2000

Percent of persons with fair to poor health who report that they have a usual source of medical care, United States, 2000a
     
Population group Percent Standard error
     
Total 87.4 0.8
Age (not age adjusted)
0-17 91.5 2.2
18-44 80.3 1.4
45-64 90.8 0.9
65 and over 96.1 0.6
Race
American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU DSU
Asian or Pacific Islander only 93.3 3.4
Asian 91.5 4.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DSU DSU
Black or African American only 86.2 1.8
White only 88.7 0.9
More than one race 85.1 4.3
Ethnicity
Hispanic 76.6 2.2
Total, non-Hispanic 89.6 0.8
Black or African American 86.1 1.8
White 90.8 1.0
Gender
Female 89.5 1.3
Male 84.0 1.2
Health insurance
Persons under age 65 93.6 0.8
Private 94.0 1.1
Public 93.2 1.2
Uninsured 62.7 3.2
Persons age 65 and over 96.1 0.6
Medicare + any private 97.9 0.5
Medicare + any public 93.8 1.6
Medicare only 94.8 1.4
Family income
< 100% of poverty level 85.3 1.6
100-199% of poverty level 85.3 1.6
200-399% of poverty level 89.0 1.8
>=400% of poverty level 94.7 1.0
Unknown 85.5 2.1
Education (persons age 25 and over)
Less than high school 82.7 1.5
High school graduate 87.6 1.6
At least some college 92.0 1.1
Residence location
MSA 87.0 0.9
Non-MSA 88.5 1.7

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 3.1b: National Basic Timeliness Table 3.2: National Basic Timeliness, 2000

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