Table 14_1_6-1d

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_6.1d
People under age 65 with any period of uninsurance during the year, by education,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total28.90.648.11.031.40.820.50.7
Age18–4434.70.752.71.238.71.125.00.9
45–6420.00.638.41.721.61.014.00.8
65 and over********
GenderMale31.30.751.11.534.41.121.30.9
Female26.50.644.71.428.31.019.80.7
RaceWhite, single race27.80.649.11.130.10.919.20.7
Black, single race35.01.246.72.737.31.627.11.4
Asian, single race26.22.535.66.036.15.821.72.9
NHOPI, single race********
AI/AN, single race45.05.6******
Multiple races36.13.2**35.55.537.55.1
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races25.10.541.31.428.30.819.20.7
Non-Hispanic, White23.00.640.61.626.00.917.40.8
Non-Hispanic, Black34.51.245.22.737.01.627.11.4
Hispanic51.81.260.91.551.72.237.02.1
Family incomebNegative/poor55.81.458.51.855.42.452.12.7
Near poor/low51.41.258.21.950.31.945.62.2
Middle30.20.944.61.929.21.325.31.3
High12.50.720.02.315.01.210.80.8
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed27.30.650.41.230.00.919.60.7
Not employed34.60.943.91.736.21.525.31.4
Residence locationcMetropolitan28.60.647.91.131.40.920.60.7
  Large central metro34.31.153.01.439.31.624.31.4
  Large fringe metro23.90.942.32.327.11.717.91.0
  Medium metro26.41.346.73.326.41.719.51.5
  Small metro26.51.542.33.130.42.018.12.1
Nonmetropolitan30.31.248.92.531.21.720.21.2
  Micropolitan29.21.549.53.430.12.219.21.5
  Noncore32.42.247.93.733.42.922.32.9
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish25.30.542.21.428.30.819.00.7
Other54.81.561.91.658.12.241.23.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good28.30.649.61.131.00.920.10.7
Fair/poor33.21.241.72.133.91.925.22.0
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities26.11.335.52.626.52.320.32.0
Complex activities26.41.428.82.730.02.420.32.4
Neither basic nor complex activities28.90.650.51.131.40.820.40.7

a Persons ages 18–64. 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.

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.

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_6-1d: 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_6-1d.html