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Table 3.1a
Percent of persons who have a specific source of ongoing care,a United States, 1999 and 2005
Population group 2005 1999
Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total   86.9 0.2 86.4 0.2
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 94.7 0.2 93.3 0.3
18-44 77.1 0.5 77.8 0.4
45-64 89.9 0.4 88.7 0.4
65 and over 96.3 0.3 94.9 0.3
Race AI/AN only 83.3 2.8 83.3 3.0
Asian only 85.8 1.2 82.1 1.5
NHOPI only 90.4 3.8 DSU DSU
Black only 85.7 0.6 85.5 0.5
White only 87.1 0.3 87.1 0.2
Multiple races 87.6 1.9 86.4 2.0
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 76.9 0.6 77.3 0.7
Non-Hispanic, all races 88.7 0.2 87.7 0.2
Non-Hispanic, Black 85.8 0.6 85.6 0.5
Non-Hispanic, White 89.4 0.3 88.4 0.2
Gender Male 83.3 0.4 82.2 0.3
Female 90.3 0.3 90.5 0.2
Health insurance,b ages 0-64 Private 92.6 0.2 90.5 0.2
Public only 91.0 0.5 91.2 0.5
Uninsured 55.4 0.8 57.9 0.8
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare and private 97.6 0.3 95.8 0.4
Medicare and public 96.7 0.6 94.0 1.2
Medicare only 94.7 0.6 93.8 0.8
Family incomec Negative/poor 78.1 0.7 77.7 0.7
Near poor/low 81.4 0.6 80.3 0.6
Middle 87.2 0.4 87.5 0.4
High 92.3 0.3 91.0 0.3
Education, age 25 and over Less than high school 74.9 0.8 77.4 0.7
High school graduate 85.0 0.5 84.5 0.5
At least some college 89.9 0.3 88.7 0.3
Residence locationd Large central metro 84.7 0.4 DNA DNA
Large fringe metro 89.5 0.4 DNA DNA
Medium metro 86.6 0.5 DNA DNA
Small metro 86.1 0.8 DNA DNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro) 86.9 0.9 DNA DNA
Noncore (nonmetro) 89.1 1.2 DNA DNA

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.

d For more information, see National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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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