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New chartbook profiles racial/ethnic differences

A new chartbook from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) presents detailed charts and other information on health insurance coverage and usual source of care during 2002 for Hispanic, non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, and other single/multiple race non-Hispanic Americans. Differences are broken down by income, sex, age group, and other factors. The chartbook also compares Hispanic subgroups—Puerto Rican, Cuban, Mexican, or "Other Hispanic" (a term that includes South Americans, Central Americans, and Dominicans).

For more information, go to Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Insurance Coverage and Usual Source of Health Care, 2002, MEPS Chartbook No. 14 (Publication No. 06-0004) at http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/cb14/cb14.shtml. The chartbook is also available through AHRQ Publications Clearinghouse.

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