Table 14_1_6-1c

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_6.1c
People under age 65 with any period of uninsurance during the year, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total25.80.541.91.242.11.226.70.912.10.7
Age0–1717.70.720.81.524.51.717.91.210.61.1
18–4434.80.761.21.655.41.534.51.215.60.9
45–6420.20.643.92.243.52.022.61.19.40.8
65 and over**********
GenderMale27.30.644.51.544.31.529.31.013.10.9
Female24.30.639.81.440.01.323.91.011.20.8
RaceWhite, single race25.10.644.81.443.81.426.21.011.50.8
Black, single race28.91.032.91.938.42.127.91.915.52.1
Asian, single race25.42.651.57.835.36.328.64.114.73.7
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race39.95.5********
Multiple races29.82.637.55.328.34.937.25.317.74.5
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races22.50.539.31.539.01.523.70.911.30.7
Non-Hispanic, White20.80.642.11.939.71.922.31.010.50.7
Non-Hispanic, Black28.41.032.42.038.22.127.31.915.22.1
Hispanic43.11.149.21.950.51.742.82.123.42.6
Education,b ages 18–64Less than high school48.11.058.51.858.21.944.61.920.02.3
High school graduate31.40.855.42.450.31.929.21.315.01.2
At least some college20.50.752.12.745.62.225.31.310.80.8
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed27.40.663.62.054.91.330.00.912.00.7
Not employed34.70.948.51.943.31.830.91.816.41.6
Residence locationcMetropolitan25.70.642.41.443.01.327.21.012.10.8
  Large central metro31.01.043.22.146.11.732.31.915.81.7
  Large fringe metro21.80.943.13.343.13.526.61.79.90.9
  Medium metro23.41.242.42.640.63.121.31.510.31.4
  Small metro23.61.437.34.036.03.025.13.012.11.9
Nonmetropolitan26.21.039.62.038.32.724.21.512.31.3
  Micropolitan25.31.341.72.938.23.224.11.811.71.5
  Noncore27.92.136.52.838.44.424.33.214.22.0
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish22.50.539.01.439.11.423.80.810.70.6
Other47.51.454.02.452.11.947.12.931.94.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good25.20.542.01.342.21.226.50.912.00.7
Fair/poor32.11.141.82.341.82.628.82.214.71.9
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities26.11.335.02.637.93.124.62.39.71.9
Complex activities26.51.434.62.932.52.922.42.613.23.1
Neither basic nor complex activities29.00.661.31.654.41.330.81.012.30.8

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_6-1c: 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_6-1c.html