Table 14_1_3-1b

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_3.1b
People under age 65 with any private health insurance,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
Family incomebNegative/poor21.
Near poor/low42.80.947.
Education, ages 25–64Less than high school37.90.945.
High school graduate66.30.768.20.771.70.856.81.452.41.4
At least some college82.20.483.30.485.00.572.
Residence locationcMetropolitan67.50.573.20.678.20.652.
  Large central metro62.20.870.60.979.
  Large fringe metro75.90.979.80.982.
  Medium metro66.
  Small metro64.51.967.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)61.21.763.11.766.11.944.23.740.14.3
Noncore (nonmetro)
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities43.
Complex activities39.
Neither basic nor complex activities72.00.576.00.579.00.661.

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.

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