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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Figure 3.7

Adults whose providers sometimes or never listen carefully to them by race, ethnicity, and income, 2000-2001.

Bar chart. White, in 2000, 9.94 percent, in 2001, 10 percent; black, in 2000, 10.7 percent, in 2001, 11 percent; asian pacific islanders, in 2000, 14.17 percent, in 2001, 17 percent; nonhispanic white, in 2000, 9.76 percent, in 2001, 9 percent; hispanic, in 2000, 11.49 percent, in 2001, 14 percent; poor, in 2000, 12.97 percent, in 2001, 14 percent; near poor, in 2000, 10.3 percent, in 2001, 12 percent; middle income, in 2000, 10.07 percent, in 2001, 11 percent; high income, in 2000, 9.52 percent, in 2001, 8 percent.

Source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2000-2001.

Reference population: Civilian, noninstitutionalized people age 18 and over.

Note: For findings related to all measures of patient-provider communication, see Tables 3.3a and 3.3b.

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