Table 14_1_4-1c

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_4.1c
Adults age 65 and over with any private health insurance,a by family income,b United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total57.20.926.82.348.21.863.61.569.51.8
RaceAI/AN only**********
Asian only38.63.1**28.36.539.45.555.16.2
NHOPI only**********
Black only35.31.917.63.527.73.350.24.357.84.9
White only60.21.030.72.851.42.065.31.570.72.0
Multiple races53.67.3********
EthnicityHispanic, all races27.62.3**20.63.339.24.850.27.0
Non-Hispanic, all races59.30.930.02.650.61.964.91.570.31.9
Non-Hispanic, Black35.51.917.83.827.73.450.14.558.95.1
Non-Hispanic, White62.71.035.93.254.52.266.81.671.52.0
GenderMale58.11.123.33.146.32.262.11.770.91.9
Female56.61.028.42.649.52.064.71.668.22.3
EducationLess than high school41.71.418.82.137.92.056.02.759.03.7
High school graduate62.51.332.63.558.82.369.31.866.32.3
At least some college64.91.339.85.154.62.664.12.172.11.8
Residence locationcMetropolitan57.90.927.32.748.72.062.91.770.11.8
  Large central metro47.41.620.23.336.83.051.03.166.53.1
  Large fringe metro61.41.735.36.352.73.564.33.068.43.0
  Medium metro63.72.029.05.257.93.370.93.272.23.6
  Small metro66.52.938.37.653.65.873.53.979.24.7
Micropolitan (nonmetro)52.83.724.95.543.95.266.34.459.97.2
Noncore (nonmetro)56.53.925.95.450.75.366.05.478.16.0
Activity limitationscBasic activities52.61.425.22.949.02.862.72.766.43.3
Complex activities47.92.425.24.749.94.653.94.665.38.1
Neither basic nor complex activities61.51.230.04.450.62.767.42.072.12.2

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_4-1c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/14_facilitators_barrierstocare/T14_1_4-1c.html