TABLE 10-2Health Care Coverage for Persons 65 Years of Age and Over, 1998 (in percent)

Insurance TypeWhiteBlackHispanic
Private insurance72.340.529.1
Private, work-based38.827.617.8
Medicaid5.418.027.2
Medicare only20.937.938.4

From: 10, Health Care

Cover of Understanding Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life
Understanding Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life: A Research Agenda.
National Research Council (US) Panel on Race, Ethnicity, and Health in Later Life; Bulatao RA, Anderson NB, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2004.
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