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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 3.1c: Percent of persons in fair or poor health who have a specific source of ongoing care, United States, 2000 and 2001

    2001 2000
Population group Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
Total 89.0 0.7 87.4 0.8
Age (not age adjusted)        
    0-17 95.2 1.2 91.5 2.2
    18-44 81.1 1.4 80.3 1.4
    45-64 91.9 0.7 90.8 0.9
    65 and over 97.2 0.5 96.1 0.6
Race        
    American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Asian or Pacific Islander only 89.8 2.9 93.3 3.4
      Asian only 89.4 3.0 91.5 4.4
      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Black or African American only 89.2 1.5 86.2 1.8
    White only 89.4 0.8 88.7 0.9
    More than one race 91.2 4.3 85.1 4.3
Ethnicity        
    Hispanic 79.4 1.8 76.6 2.2
    Non-Hispanic 90.9 0.7 89.6 0.8
      Black or African American only 89.3 1.5 86.1 1.8
      White only 91.5 0.8 90.8 1.0
Gender        
    Male 86.4 1.1 84.0 1.2
    Female 91.1 0.8 89.5 1.3
Health insurance        
    Persons under 65 years 94.3 0.7 93.6 0.8
      Private health insurance 94.7 0.8 94.0 1.1
      Public health insurance 93.6 1.0 93.2 1.2
      Uninsured 65.4 2.5 62.7 3.2
    Persons 65 years and over 97.2 0.5 96.1 0.6
      Medicare + any private health insurance 98.6 0.5 97.9 0.5
      Medicare + any public health insurance 97.3 1.0 93.8 1.6
      Medicare only 95.3 1.1 94.8 1.4
Family income        
    < 100% of poverty level 85.8 1.6 85.3 1.6
    100-199% of poverty level 86.2 1.6 85.3 1.6
    200-399% of poverty level 92.1 1.2 89.0 1.8
    ≥400% of poverty level 95.7 1.4 94.7 1.0
    Unknown 87.9 1.5 85.5 2.1
Education (persons age 25 and over)        
    Less than high school 84.0 1.4 82.7 1.5
    High school graduate 89.1 1.4 87.6 1.6
    At least some college 93.0 0.9 92.0 1.1
Residence location        
    MSA 88.6 0.7 87.0 0.9
    Non-MSA 90.2 1.4 88.5 1.7

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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