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2005 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, 1999 and 2003
    2003 1999
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
           
Total   88.1 0.7 87.0 0.9
           
Age (not age adjusted) 0-17 95.7 1.3 93.5 1.9
18-44 78.5 1.5 78.4 1.6
45-64 91.5 0.8 89.9 0.9
65 and over 97.1 0.5 96.9 0.5
           
           
Race AI/AN only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Asian only 88.4 3.9 92.1 3.0
NHOPI only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Black only 88.0 1.5 88.2 1.5
White only 88.1 0.9 87.3 1.0
More than one race 93.2 3.4 73.7 7.8
           
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 82.5 1.8 84.1 1.6
Non-Hispanic, all races 89.7 0.8 87.6 1.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 87.9 1.5 88.2 1.5
Non-Hispanic, White 90.3 0.9 87.9 1.2
           
Gender Female 90.3 0.8 89.8 1.1
Male 85.1 1.2 83.7 1.3
           
Health insuranceb, age 0-64 Private 94.1 1.0 92.3 1.2
Public 95.7 0.8 92.6 1.2
Uninsured 63.9 2.7 64.3 2.9
           
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare and private 98.7 0.4 98.3 0.4
Medicare and public 97.2 1.2 95.2 1.8
Medicare only 94.0 1.4 95.5 1.3
           
Family income levelc Negative or poor 86.3 1.5 84.1 1.4
Near poor/low 84.9 1.6 82.5 2.3
Middle 90.0 1.6 89.9 1.5
High 94.0 2.1 91.4 2.3
           
Education (age 25 and over) Less than high school 84.9 1.5 82.7 1.6
High school graduate 85.8 1.6 85.1 1.6
At least some college 91.2 1.1 89.8 1.5
           
Residence location Urban 87.4 0.9 85.7 1.0
Rural 89.6 1.5 90.8 1.6
           

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b A small number of persons who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private health insurance" category only.

c Negative or poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

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

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