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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 3.1c
Percent of persons in fair or poor health who had a specific source of ongoing care,a United States, 1999 and 2004
    2004 1999
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total 85.8 0.8 87.0 0.9
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 94.2 1.5 93.5 1.9
18-44 75.3 1.6 78.4 1.6
45-64 88.7 0.9 89.9 0.9
65 and over 97.3 0.4 96.9 0.5
Race AI/AN only 76.6 9.6 DSU DSU
Asian only 89.6 3.6 92.1 3.0
NHOPI only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Black only 84.1 1.8 88.2 1.5
White only 86.1 0.9 87.3 1.0
Multiple races 96.9 1.8 73.7 7.8
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 79.4 1.6 84.1 1.6
Non-Hispanic, all races 87.4 0.9 87.6 1.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 83.9 1.9 88.2 1.5
Non-Hispanic, White 88.8 1.0 87.9 1.2
Gender Female 87.8 1.0 89.8 1.1
Male 82.9 1.2 83.7 1.3
Health insurance,b age 0-64 Private 94.8 0.8 92.3 1.2
Public only 92.6 1.1 92.6 1.2
Uninsured 49.1 3.7 64.3 2.9
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare and private 98.7 0.4 98.3 0.4
Medicare and public 98.4 0.6 95.2 1.8
Medicare only 95.9 1.0 95.5 1.3
Family incomec Negative/poor 82.7 1.5 84.9 1.2
Near poor/low 84.5 1.5 83.7 2.0
Middle 87.1 1.7 90.2 1.4
High 92.9 2.9 91.6 2.1
Education, age 25 and over Less than high school 80.8 1.5 82.7 1.6
High school graduate 84.6 1.6 85.1 1.6
At least some college 90.2 1.0 89.8 1.5
Residence location Urban 85.2 0.9 85.7 1.0
Rural 87.4 1.6 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/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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

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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