Data table for Figure 31. Persons under 65 years of age who spent more than 10% of after-tax family income on out-of-pocket medical expenditures, by percent of poverty level: United States, 1996 and 2004
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1996 2004
Characteristic Percent SE Percent SE
Under 65 years15.80.516.60.4
Percent of poverty level
Less than 100%25.91.527.31.3
100%–less than 200%24.11.522.21.1
200%–less than 400%15.60.917.40.8
400% or more7.

NOTES: Data are for the civilian noninstitutionalized population. Percent of poverty level is based on family income and family size and composition using U.S. Census Bureau poverty thresholds. Dollar values for 1996 were inflated to 2003 values using the Consumer Price Index for urban areas. Out-of-pocket medical expenditures include health insurance premiums. For information on family income measurement see Banthin JS, Selden TM, Income measurement in the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality working paper No. 06005, July 2006. Available from: www​​/data_files/publications​/workingpapers/wp_06005​.pdf#xml=http://207​.188.212.220​/cgi-bin/texis/webinator​/search/pdfhi​.txt?query=working+paper+06005&pr​=MEPSFULLSITE&prox​=page&rorder​=500&rprox​=500&rdfreq​=500&rwfreq​=500&rlead​=500&sufs=0&order​=r&cq​=&id=465e84c92a.

SOURCE: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

From: Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans

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Health, United States, 2007: With Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans.
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Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics (US); 2007 Nov.

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