Table 14_1_2-1a

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_2.1a
People under age 65 with public health insurance only,a by race, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total33.30.530.60.547.71.027.41.4**62.94.345.82.3
Age0–1740.30.736.50.858.41.430.42.3**62.56.247.03.0
18–4434.60.532.80.645.01.126.01.6**65.73.848.73.0
45–6424.50.522.20.537.61.227.21.7**58.06.936.13.9
GenderMale33.70.531.10.648.01.127.81.6**63.94.546.72.8
Female32.90.530.10.647.41.127.11.5**61.84.744.92.5
Family incomebNegative/poor77.61.176.71.580.71.564.85.1**87.34.682.33.5
Near poor/low56.40.956.21.156.91.850.43.6**81.85.962.35.2
Middle24.80.623.60.730.21.425.92.4**45.27.431.34.0
High10.10.49.50.415.21.510.01.4**25.26.617.63.5
Education, ages 25–64Less than high school61.70.960.41.168.11.858.63.9**74.16.163.96.5
High school graduate33.40.630.60.742.91.445.72.9**61.45.551.05.2
At least some college17.80.416.30.528.11.015.21.2**52.17.030.73.3
Residence locationcMetropolitan32.10.529.20.647.21.026.71.4**55.24.943.82.6
  Large central metro37.10.833.90.951.11.529.71.9**47.96.543.64.1
  Large fringe metro23.80.921.81.035.52.121.32.4**54.46.536.95.5
  Medium metro33.01.130.81.249.12.025.13.8**52.89.840.04.6
  Small metro35.11.931.42.054.83.026.87.2**68.810.258.57.1
Micropolitan (nonmetro)38.51.736.01.854.83.644.710.2**64.99.253.47.3
Noncore (nonmetro)40.92.238.82.147.16.2****81.87.057.58.6
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities56.61.253.81.568.82.263.15.7****63.46.7
Complex activities60.41.157.01.376.11.761.85.2****64.25.2
Neither basic nor complex activities27.80.525.80.539.01.123.71.5**62.55.540.24.1

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_2-1a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/14_facilitators_barrierstocare/T14_1_2-1a.html