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Supplementary Table 3
|Percent with an Unmet Medical Need|
|U.S. Children Total||3.2||3.1||2.7|
|Family Income||Below Poverty||5.9||5.8||4.2|
|100-199% of poverty||3.6||4.0||3.5|
|200-399% of poverty||2.4||1.8||2.3|
|400% of poverty and above||1.7||1.9||1.8|
|Age||Less than 6||2.7||2.1||2.6|
|Health Status||Excellent or very good||2.3||2.5||2.0|
|Fair or Poor||14.4||7.5*||7.7|
|Medicaid and other state1||4.1||4.2||3.7|
|Metro size||Large metro area3||3.6||3.2||2.7#|
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.