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Chapter 9 (Text Descriptions)

National Healthcare Quality Report, 2011



Figure 9.1. People under age 65 with health insurance, by age and gender, 1999-2009

Year 0-17 (percent insured) 18-44 (percent insured) 45-64 (percent insured)
1999 88.1 79.0 87.8
2000 87.4 77.6 87.4
2001 88.8 77.8 87.8
2002 89.1 77.0 86.9
2003 90.2 76.5 87.5
2004 90.8 76.5 87.2
2005 90.7 76.5 87.1
2006 90.5 75.4 86.8
2007 91.0 76.1 86.5
2008 91.0 75.6 86.4
2009 91.8 74.1 85.4



Year Male (percent insured) Female (percent insured)
1999 82.8 85.0
2000 81.9 84.1
2001 82.5 84.7
2002 81.6 84.8
2003 82.3 84.7
2004 82.1 85.1
2005 82.1 85
2006 81.2 84.7
2007 81.8 84.9
2008 81.7 84.6
2009 80.6 84.3

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), 1999-2009.

Denominator: Civilian noninstitutionalized population under age 65.

Note: NHIS respondents are asked about health insurance coverage at the time of interview. Respondents are considered insured if they have private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, State Children's Health Insurance Program, a State-sponsored health plan, other government-sponsored health plan, or a military health plan, or if their only coverage is through the Indian Health Service.

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Figure 9.2. People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by age and gender, 2002-2008

Age 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
0-17 (percent uninsured) 7.7 7.1 7.3 6.4 6.4 7.9 7.5
18-44 (percent uninsured) 18.1 19.0 19.5 20.1 20.3 21.3 21.1
45-64 (percent uninsured) 11.7 12.2 12.5 12.6 13.3 13.3 14.7



Gender 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Male (percent uninsured) 15.0 15.6 16.1 16.1 16.4 17.4 17.5
Female (percent uninsured) 11.8 11.8 12.0 12.1 12.2 13.0 13.3

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2002-2008.

Denominator: For this measure, lower rates are better. Civilian noninstitutionalized population under age 65.

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Figure 9.3. People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, California, 2009

English Only 9.8
English Well/Very Well 17.9
English Not Well/Not At All 35.6
English 11.6
Spanish 36.2
Vietnamese 17.6
Korean 49.4
Other 20.5
Born in U.S. 8.5
Not Born in U.S. 22.6

Source: University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Health Policy Research, California Health Interview Survey, 2009.

Denominator: Civilian noninstitutionalized populations ages 0-64 in California.

Note: For this measure, lower rates are better. Data did not meet criteria for statistical reliability for Chinese speakers. The English proficiency of respondents is characterized by the following categories: English Only, English Well/Very Well, and English Not Well/Not At All.

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Figure 9.4. People under age 65 whose family's health insurance premium and out-of-pocket medical expenses were more than 10% of total family income, by insurance, gender, age, and activity limitation, 2008

Private ESI Private Nongroup Public Only Male Female 0-17 18-44 45-64 Basic Complex Neither Basic nor Complex
17.0% 48.7% 15.6% 16.2% 18.4% 17.7% 14.5% 20.8% 30.9% 36.8% 15.3%

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2008.

Denominator: Civilian noninstitutionalized population under age 65.

Note: For this measure, lower rates are better. Total financial burden includes premiums and out-of-pocket costs for health care services.

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Figure 9.5. People with a specific source of ongoing care, by age and gender, 1999-2009

Year 0-17 (percent) 18-44 (percent) Ages 45-64 (percent) 65+ (percent)
1999 93.3 77.8 88.7 94.9
2000 92.9 78.9 89.5 95.7
2001 94.1 79.9 90.7 96.2
2002 93.8 78.9 90.8 96.1
2003 94.6 79.3 90.2 96.6
2004 94.6 77.4 88.9 95.8
2005 94.7 77.1 89.9 96.3
2006 94.4 76.0 88.8 96.3
2007 94.0 76.9 88.9 96.0
2008 94.3 75.9 89.1 96.3
2009 94.5 74.1 87.7 96.6



Year Male (percent) Female (percent)
1999 82.2 90.5
2000 83.6 90.3
2001 84.9 91.1
2002 84.3 90.7
2003 84.5 91.1
2004 83.4 89.9
2005 83.3 90.3
2006 82.5 89.6
2007 82.8 89.8
2008 82.2 89.9
2009 81.7 89.2

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 1999-2009.

Denominator: Civilian noninstitutionalized population.

Note: Measure is age adjusted. A hospital emergency room is not included as a specific source of primary care.

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Figure 9.6. People with a usual primary care provider, by age and insurance, 2002-2008

Year Total 0-17 18-44 45-64 65+
2002 77.3 86.9 64.9 80.7 90.2
2003 77.6 88.1 64.3 81.4 89.8
2004 77.4 88.7 63.8 80.2 90.7
2005 76.6 87.9 62.6 79.9 89.8
2006 77.6 89.5 63.2 80.8 91.1
2007 76.3 87.5 61.5 80.1 90.6
2008 75.6 86.8 60.8 78.8 90.1



Year Private Insurance (<65) Public Insurance (<65) Uninsured (<65)
2002 80.3 79.4 44.9
2003 81.3 79.4 43.5
2004 80.1 82.2 44.6
2005 79.4 81.1 44.0
2006 80.6 81.7 45.4
2007 79.4 81.1 44.0
2008 78.6 80.9 43.0

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2002-2008.

Denominator: Civilian noninstitutionalized population.

Note: A usual primary care provider is defined as the source of care that a person usually goes to for new health problems, preventive health care, and referrals to other health professionals.

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Figure 9.7. People who were unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care, dental care, or prescription medicines in the last 12 months, by age and insurance status, 2002-2008

Year Total 0-17 18-44 45-64 65+
2002 10.9 5.7 13.1 13.8 9.3
2003 11.0 6.6 12.8 13.8 9.2
2004 11.0 5.5 12.9 14.2 9.6
2005 11.4 6.3 13.0 14.4 10.6
2006 11.7 6.0 13.5 15.2 10.5
2007 10.0 5.4 11.6 12.7 8.6
2008 10.2 4.2 11.5 14.3 8.9



Year Any Private Insurance Public Insurance Only Uninsured
2002 9.4 13.6 18.0
2003 9.2 14.5 18.4
2004 9.1 14.3 18.7
2005 9.3 13.5 20.6
2006 10.0 13.1 19.5
2007 8.1 12.0 17.5
2008 8.4 12.7 17.2

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2002-2007.

Denominator: Civilian noninstitutionalized population, all ages.

Note: For this measure, lower rates are better.

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Chapter 9 (Text Descriptions). October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqr11/chap9txt.html