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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 3.1b: Percent of persons with a hospital, emergency room, or clinic as source of ongoing care, United States, 2000 and 2001

    2001 2000
Population group Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
Total 17.5 0.3 17.1 0.4
Age (not age adjusted)        
    0-17 20.6 0.5 19.6 0.5
    18-44 17.3 0.4 17.1 0.4
    45-64 17.0 0.5 16.1 0.5
    65 and over 12.8 0.5 13.5 0.6
Race        
    American Indian or Alaska Native only 46.4 5.0 42.7 5.2
    Asian or Pacific Islander only 15.3 1.4 15.4 1.4
      Asian only 15.1 1.4 15.5 1.4
      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Black or African American only 24.1 0.8 24.1 0.8
    White only 15.9 0.4 15.3 0.4
    More than one race 18.8 2.0 22.7 2.1
Ethnicity        
    Hispanic 23.7 0.7 22.4 0.7
    Non-Hispanic 16.6 0.4 16.3 0.4
      Black or African American only 24.0 0.8 24.1 0.8
      White only 15.0 0.4 14.6 0.4
Gender        
    Male 17.6 0.4 16.8 0.4
    Female 17.5 0.4 17.4 0.4
Health insurance        
    Persons under 65 years 17.2 0.4 16.4 0.4
      Private health insurance 13.7 0.4 13.0 0.4
      Public health insurance 36.7 1.0 37.0 1.0
      Uninsured 24.5 0.8 24.4 0.8
    Persons 65 years and over 12.7 0.5 13.5 0.6
      Medicare + any private health insurance 10.9 0.7 11.5 0.7
      Medicare + any public health insurance 25.9 1.9 30.0 2.1
      Medicare only 11.4 0.9 12.8 1.0
Family income        
    < 100% of poverty level 30.4 1.0 29.5 0.9
    100-199% of poverty level 24.2 0.7 23.3 0.8
    200-399% of poverty level 17.2 0.5 16.3 0.5
    ≥400% of poverty level 11.7 0.5 11.7 0.5
    Unknown 15.6 0.6 15.5 0.7
Education (persons age 25 and over)        
    Less than high school 22.5 0.7 21.9 0.7
    High school graduate 16.4 0.5 15.9 0.6
    At least some college 13.8 0.4 13.5 0.4
Residence location        
    MSA 17.2 0.4 16.9 0.4
    Non-MSA 18.3 0.8 17.5 0.7

a Percents are age adjusted to the US 2000 standard population.

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.

 

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