Table 14_1_4-1a

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_4.1a
Adults age 65 and over with any private health insurance,a by race, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
Family incomebNegative/poor26.82.330.72.817.63.5********
Near poor/low48.21.851.******
EducationLess than high school41.71.446.21.724.42.314.73.5******
High school graduate62.51.364.71.441.83.443.45.2******
At least some college64.91.366.01.456.43.749.34.9******
Residence locationcMetropolitan57.90.961.****54.28.3
  Large central metro47.41.651.11.934.12.829.73.7******
  Large fringe metro61.41.763.11.848.44.836.27.9******
  Medium metro63.******
  Small metro66.52.970.12.728.56.5********
Micropolitan (nonmetro)52.83.755.03.925.35.1********
Noncore (nonmetro)56.53.957.64.0**********
Activity limitationscBasic activities52.61.456.71.527.62.826.35.2******
Complex activities47.92.452.82.722.03.8********
Neither basic nor complex activities61.******

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_4-1a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.