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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of non-Latino White and Black participants ages 18–64 years from the 2008–2016 Medical Expenditures Panel Survey (Unweighted n = 47,405)

From: Identifying disparities in patient-centered care experiences between non-Latino white and black men: results from the 2008-2016 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey

Age (in Years)a (Mean)WhiteBlackOverall
42.039.341.6
Marrieda(%)
 Yes56.635.753.4
Educationa(%)
 Less than HS8.615.39.6
 HS or Equivalent31.139.432.4
 Some College28.029.428.2
 College or More32.415.929.8
Povertya(%)
 Poor8.019.09.7
 Near Poor2.65.03.0
 Low Income9.615.110.5
 Middle Income29.732.330.1
 High Income50.128.746.7
Insurancea(%)
 Private79.459.876.4
 Public7.517.29.0
 Uninsured13.123.114.6
Physical Healtha(%)
 Excellent28.829.729.0
 Very Good36.231.635.5
 Good25.027.425.4
 Fair7.59.27.8
 Poor2.42.12.4
Mental Healtha(%)
 Excellent40.044.040.7
 Very Good31.426.630.7
 Good22.223.022.3
 Fair5.15.15.1
 Poor1.21.41.3
Regiona(%)
 Northeast19.316.718.9
 Midwest26.416.924.9
 South34.256.637.7
 West20.19.918.5
  1. aDifferences between non-Latino Whites significant at p < 0.05 based on survey adjusted t-test for continuous (age) and chi-squared tests for the categorical variables