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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Figure 3.11.c

Medicare beneficiaries 65 and older with Medicare-covered home health care in past year by race, ethnicity, and income, 1998-2000.

Trend line chart. By income: high income, in 1998, 8.98 percent, in 1999, 8.78 percent, in 2000, 9.32 percent; middle income, in 1998, 11.68 percent, in 1999, 11.06 percent, in 2000, 10.84 percent; near poor, in 1998, 18 percent, in 1999, 18.4 percent, in 2000, 15.71 percent; poor, in 1998, 24.79 percent, in 1999, 21.39 percent, in 2000, 20.47 percent.

Source: Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey, 1998-2000.

Reference population: Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over.

Note: For findings related to all chronic care measures, see Tables 3.4a and 3.4b.

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