Table 14_1_4-1b

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_4.1b
Adults age 65 and over with any private health insurance,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
Family incomebNegative/poor26.82.330.02.635.**
Near poor/low48.21.850.61.954.
EducationLess than high school41.71.445.31.651.31.824.72.420.12.4
High school graduate62.51.363.71.366.21.441.53.531.44.9
At least some college64.91.365.61.366.81.456.83.746.55.8
Residence locationcMetropolitan57.90.960.
  Large central metro47.41.651.11.856.
  Large fringe metro61.41.762.31.764.11.848.34.837.36.5
  Medium metro63.
  Small metro66.52.967.62.971.22.729.26.7**
Micropolitan (nonmetro)52.83.753.13.755.43.924.55.0**
Noncore (nonmetro)56.53.959.03.760.33.8**19.94.9
Activity limitationscBasic activities52.61.454.61.559.21.628.02.918.13.1
Complex activities47.92.449.42.554.92.921.33.7**
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: 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_4-1b: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.