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Immigrant Health Inequalities in the United States: Use of Eight Major National Data Systems

Table 8

Rates (weighted%) of disability and no health insurance coverage among US children, working-age adults, and elderly according to nativity/immigrant status and world region of birth: The 2011 American Community Survey, Public Use Microdata Sample ( ).

DisabilityNo health insurance coverage
18 years18–64 65 18 years18–64 65

Nativity/immigrant status
 Foreign-born3.15.536.329.238.45.5
 US-born4.111.438.96.718.03.1
World region of birth
 US-born (50 states and DC)4.111.438.96.718.03.0
 Puerto Rico and US Island territories10.817.245.88.621.51.1
 Latin America3.36.139.340.752.28.8
 Asia2.34.534.512.721.14.8
 Europe4.36.935.77.717.51.8
 Africa2.34.931.814.228.59.3
 Northern America (Canada and Mexico)3.06.731.68.012.01.3
 Oceania4.25.131.017.822.02.4

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