Table 14_1_7-1a

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_7.1a
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total18.30.515.70.533.11.211.51.8**35.63.930.12.8
Age0–1735.31.030.81.156.82.023.44.3**66.07.745.54.8
18–4411.80.510.30.521.51.25.41.2**19.84.816.02.8
45–6411.30.59.70.521.61.511.42.2****19.44.5
65 and over**************
GenderMale16.10.513.90.528.01.310.81.8**36.35.128.63.3
Female20.50.617.60.737.81.512.22.2**34.84.731.53.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor58.71.255.31.569.52.034.47.7****72.34.7
Near poor/low35.41.033.31.342.22.029.45.5****37.45.6
Middle11.40.610.50.615.41.411.13.2****19.54.0
High2.50.22.30.24.40.9********
Education,b ages 18–64Less than high school24.61.021.61.139.22.728.65.4******
High school graduate13.20.611.50.622.31.59.82.9****14.73.5
At least some college5.90.35.20.412.01.12.60.7****13.43.8
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed6.20.35.40.311.60.94.51.1****8.51.7
Not employed31.71.028.41.049.42.019.23.3******
Residence locationcMetropolitan17.70.615.10.632.31.311.81.8**38.64.829.93.1
  Large central metro21.31.017.91.234.31.715.62.3****31.24.9
  Large fringe metro12.50.911.10.924.53.0******26.06.0
  Medium metro18.41.315.71.337.33.0******34.04.7
  Small metro18.81.816.51.733.14.3********
Nonmetropolitan21.51.219.01.239.52.4****30.95.830.65.7
  Micropolitan19.81.518.01.636.02.2******24.15.0
  Noncore24.82.120.91.844.25.2********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.60.513.40.533.11.26.01.8**34.93.929.52.8
Other29.21.231.31.231.75.818.12.8******
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.50.514.00.531.21.210.81.8**35.24.429.22.9
Fair/poor37.21.334.81.548.52.4********
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities39.61.637.11.954.62.9********
Complex activities50.71.748.12.262.83.1********
Neither basic nor complex activities8.00.36.80.316.01.06.51.3**18.44.310.22.0

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_7-1a: 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_7-1a.html