Table 4

Proportion of persons with a high travel burden for medical/dental care, by residence and race, NHTS 2001. * (Note: The value for rural, Hispanic travelers is statistically unreliable due to small sample size.)

Percent of trips that are 30 or more miles (46.3 km)


Total

Rural

Urban


Percent

SE

Percent

SE

Percent

SE

P-values for residence


Total

7.91

0.72

21.44

2.45

4.50

0.70

< 0.0001

White

7.46

0.82

21.53

2.81

3.33

0.58

< 0.0001

African American

6.71

1.91

23.35

9.47

3.67

1.44

0.0484

Hispanic

11.68

5.15

6.40

6.02

12.54

5.95

0.4777

Other

10.08

3.54

25.42

12.85

8.01

3.79

0.2201

P values for race

0.6461

0.3560

0.2434


Percent of trips that are 30 minutes or more


Total

Rural

Urban


Percent

SE

Percent

SE

Percent

SE

P-values for residence


Total

28.54

1.33

41.26

2.99

25.33

1.49

< 0.0001

White

24.41

1.32

38.45

2.98

20.29

1.43

< 0.0001

African American

49.71

4.85

54.87

16.35

48.77

5.09

0.6933

Hispanic

32.86

7.48

56.09

19.37

29.06

8.60

0.2241

Other

31.68

4.09

49.43

10.14

29.28

4.60

0.1100


P values for race

< 0.0001

0.4320

0.0001


*Estimates are weighted to be nationally representative; they are based on 3,914 observations.

Probst et al. BMC Health Services Research 2007 7:40   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-7-40

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