Table 14_1_1-1a

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 14_1_1.1a
People under age 65 with health insurance,a by race, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
Family incomebNegative/poor69.80.867.**60.76.477.52.8
Near poor/low70.40.769.10.876.01.471.83.3**
Education, ages 25–64Less than high school60.30.958.**51.76.765.47.5
High school graduate78.00.579.40.674.51.369.23.0**54.55.968.04.9
At least some college89.10.389.80.385.00.889.01.1**64.97.483.72.6
Residence locationcMetropolitan83.40.383.60.482.10.685.
  Large central metro80.40.579.80.781.50.983.91.478.
  Large fringe metro87.20.587.90.684.41.485.21.9**
  Medium metro83.50.783.50.782.21.589.02.1**80.55.484.23.3
  Small metro83.**61.311.586.03.3
Micropolitan (nonmetro)**61.67.471.17.4
Noncore (nonmetro)78.81.580.61.374.42.8****44.25.367.47.5
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities84.40.884.10.985.41.685.74.2****87.44.5
Complex activities83.50.783.50.983.61.587.93.3****80.45.0
Neither basic nor complex activities80.10.480.70.576.60.984.11.3**49.75.874.53.5

a Estimates are not adjusted.

b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

c For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

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


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_1-1a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.