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
Family incomebNegative/poor77.**87.34.682.33.5
Near poor/low56.40.956.**81.85.962.35.2
Education, ages 25–64Less than high school61.70.960.**
High school graduate33.40.630.60.742.91.445.72.9**61.45.551.05.2
At least some college17.80.416.30.528.**
Residence locationcMetropolitan32.10.529.20.647.**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.**54.46.536.95.5
  Medium metro33.**52.89.840.04.6
  Small metro35.11.931.**68.810.258.57.1
Micropolitan (nonmetro)38.51.736.01.854.83.644.710.2**
Noncore (nonmetro)****
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities56.****63.46.7
Complex activities60.****64.25.2
Neither basic nor complex activities27.80.525.80.539.**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.