Table 14_1_3-1a

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_3.1a
People under age 65 with any private health insurance,a by race, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
Family incomebNegative/poor21.****17.73.5
Near poor/low42.80.943.****37.45.3
Education, ages 25–64Less than high school37.90.939.**
High school graduate66.30.769.10.756.41.453.52.9**37.55.548.15.3
At least some college82.20.483.60.571.**
Residence locationcMetropolitan67.50.570.50.651.
  Large central metro62.20.865.50.947.71.569.91.968.813.550.46.656.34.1
  Large fringe metro75.90.978.**45.66.562.75.5
  Medium metro66.**45.29.660.04.6
  Small metro64.51.968.****40.97.1
Micropolitan (nonmetro)61.21.763.81.844.43.653.310.2**
Noncore (nonmetro)******42.58.6
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities43.****36.66.7
Complex activities39.****35.85.2
Neither basic nor complex activities72.00.574.10.560.**37.55.559.84.1

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_3-1a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.