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Supplementary Table 1
|Percent with an Unmet Medical Need|
|Family Income||Below Poverty||8.5||9.5||8.6|
|100-199% of poverty||6.7||7.0||7.8#|
|200-399% of poverty||4.2||4.7*||5.3#|
|400% of poverty and above||3.5||3.9||4.2#|
|Age||Less than 18||3.2||3.1||2.7|
|65 and over||1.6||2.0||2.1#|
|Health Status||Excellent or very good||3.5||3.8*||3.7|
|Fair or Poor||11.9||11.9||13.0|
|Medicaid and other state1||6.6||6.8||6.3|
|Metro size||Large metro area3||5.4||5.7*||5.8|
SOURCE QUESTION: "During the past 12 months, was there any time when you didnt get the medical care you needed?"
DATE SOURCE: Community Tracking Study Household Survey.
1 Includes State Childrens Health Insurance Program coverage.
2 Includes military coverage (such as CHAMPUS/Tricare), Indian Health Service coverage, and coverage not included in any other category.
3 Metro area with population greater than 200,000 people.
4 Metro area with population equal to or less than 200,000 people.
* Change from previous round is statistically significant at p<.05.
# Change from 1996-97 to 2000-01 is statistically significant at p<.05.