Table 14_1_5-1b

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_5.1b
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total14.10.411.40.310.30.415.10.828.50.9
Age0–176.40.45.20.44.70.55.30.811.51.0
18–4420.10.615.70.514.10.621.11.441.21.2
45–6412.60.511.00.59.70.517.91.329.02.0
65 and over**********
GenderMale16.10.512.90.411.30.519.71.332.01.1
Female12.10.49.90.49.20.411.00.824.61.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor24.31.021.61.122.31.517.91.631.71.4
Near poor/low24.30.920.21.020.61.420.11.535.01.5
Middle13.90.611.30.610.40.714.51.427.71.7
High6.20.55.50.45.10.47.61.414.22.2
Education,b ages 18–64Less than high school33.30.926.11.125.51.329.02.446.91.5
High school graduate19.10.616.20.614.40.721.81.738.92.1
At least some college10.00.59.00.57.90.513.91.122.11.9
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed15.80.512.40.411.30.517.71.037.51.3
Not employed22.00.818.40.915.91.026.12.039.21.8
Residence locationcMetropolitan14.00.410.90.49.60.414.80.828.60.9
  Large central metro17.80.812.90.810.61.116.01.330.41.2
  Large fringe metro11.10.69.00.68.20.713.01.327.82.6
  Medium metro12.31.010.40.99.60.914.72.026.12.5
  Small metro12.70.911.81.011.71.313.23.420.32.3
Nonmetropolitan14.50.813.50.713.00.717.52.327.03.9
  Micropolitan13.11.012.20.911.40.920.43.722.54.9
  Noncore17.21.515.91.416.01.513.51.939.06.4
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish11.20.310.70.39.80.414.60.816.61.1
Other32.71.322.32.628.14.732.66.336.91.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good13.70.410.90.49.70.415.00.828.40.9
Fair/poor18.50.916.61.116.51.215.91.928.42.3
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities14.41.013.81.013.71.212.51.821.13.3
Complex activities14.91.114.81.214.91.512.72.015.73.4
Neither basic nor complex activities17.20.513.40.511.80.520.61.238.51.2

a 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.

b Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_5-1b: 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_5-1b.html