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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Figure 3.3.

Persons under age 65 with health insurance by race and ethnicity stratified by education, 2003. two bar charts. first chart, race: <High School, white, 58.9 percent, black, 64.9 percent, a i/a n, 57.7 percent; High School Grad, white, 81.1 percent, black, 76.0 percent, a i/a n, 64.8 percent; Some College, white, 90.2 percent, black, 85.5 percent, a i/a n, 78.2 percent; second chart, ethnicity: <High School, n h w, 69.2 percent, hispanic, 47.2 percent; High School Grad, n h w, 83.5 percent, hispanic, 65.9 percent; some college, n h w, 91.3 percent, hispanic, 78.4 percent. Key: AI/AN = American Indian or Alaska Native; NHW = non-Hispanic White. Source: National Heath Interview Survey, 2003. Reference population: Civilian noninstitutionalized persons under age 65. Note: Measure is age adjusted. NHIS respondents are asked about health insurance coverage at the time of interview; respondents are considered uninsured if they lack private health insurance, public assistance, Medicare, Medicaid, a State-sponsored health plan, other government sponsored programs, a military health plan, or if their only coverage is through the Indian Health Service.



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