Table 14_1_5-1c

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_5.1c
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total14.10.424.31.024.30.913.90.66.20.5
Age0–176.40.46.20.88.30.96.50.75.00.7
18–4420.10.638.51.634.21.318.80.97.80.7
45–6412.60.531.12.030.01.613.30.95.00.5
65 and over**********
GenderMale16.10.528.41.428.01.016.40.87.00.6
Female12.10.420.91.020.71.011.30.75.30.5
RaceWhite, single race13.80.425.81.125.91.113.60.75.90.5
Black, single race15.60.818.51.520.51.515.11.57.71.4
Asian, single race14.32.036.27.422.15.214.12.6**
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race20.63.3********
Multiple races15.81.822.14.413.43.318.83.6**
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races11.40.321.61.120.21.011.30.65.50.4
Non-Hispanic, White10.30.422.31.520.61.410.40.75.10.4
Non-Hispanic, Black15.10.817.91.620.11.514.51.47.61.4
Hispanic28.50.931.71.435.01.527.71.714.22.2
Education,b ages 18–64Less than high school33.30.938.41.741.51.931.81.613.01.9
High school graduate19.10.637.32.131.81.616.31.09.01.0
At least some college10.00.531.32.625.01.811.20.94.80.5
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed15.80.540.82.134.11.216.60.86.10.5
Not employed22.00.831.91.529.91.617.91.68.71.2
Residence locationcMetropolitan14.00.424.61.124.41.014.30.76.10.5
  Large central metro17.80.825.21.627.51.518.11.28.71.1
  Large fringe metro11.10.623.02.623.62.313.11.34.90.6
  Medium metro12.31.026.82.121.12.010.81.04.20.7
  Small metro12.70.918.72.821.03.113.11.76.61.3
Nonmetropolitan14.50.823.01.823.72.011.71.16.51.0
  Micropolitan13.11.022.92.521.62.510.91.36.11.2
  Noncore17.21.523.22.626.63.213.42.47.71.8
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish11.20.321.01.020.21.011.10.65.20.4
Other32.71.336.92.337.31.832.92.318.83.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good13.70.424.11.124.40.913.60.66.10.5
Fair/poor18.50.925.42.024.02.317.01.86.81.5
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities14.41.021.12.422.42.711.41.65.11.3
Complex activities14.91.119.82.619.02.511.52.07.72.3
Neither basic nor complex activities17.20.540.41.534.61.217.40.86.30.5

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: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; 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_5-1c: 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_5-1c.html