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Table 4 Proportion of persons with a high travel burden for medical/dental care, by residence and race, NHTS 2001. * (Note: The value for rural, Hispanic travelers is statistically unreliable due to small sample size.)

From: Effects of residence and race on burden of travel for care: cross sectional analysis of the 2001 US National Household Travel Survey

Percent of trips that are 30 or more miles (46.3 km)
  Total Rural Urban  
  Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE P-values for residence
Total 7.91 0.72 21.44 2.45 4.50 0.70 < 0.0001
   White 7.46 0.82 21.53 2.81 3.33 0.58 < 0.0001
   African American 6.71 1.91 23.35 9.47 3.67 1.44 0.0484
   Hispanic 11.68 5.15 6.40 6.02 12.54 5.95 0.4777
Other 10.08 3.54 25.42 12.85 8.01 3.79 0.2201
P values for race 0.6461 0.3560 0.2434  
Percent of trips that are 30 minutes or more
  Total Rural Urban
  Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE P-values for residence
Total 28.54 1.33 41.26 2.99 25.33 1.49 < 0.0001
   White 24.41 1.32 38.45 2.98 20.29 1.43 < 0.0001
   African American 49.71 4.85 54.87 16.35 48.77 5.09 0.6933
   Hispanic 32.86 7.48 56.09 19.37 29.06 8.60 0.2241
   Other 31.68 4.09 49.43 10.14 29.28 4.60 0.1100
P values for race < 0.0001 0.4320 0.0001  
  1. *Estimates are weighted to be nationally representative; they are based on 3,914 observations.