Table 14_1_7-1c

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_7.1c
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total18.30.558.71.235.41.011.40.62.50.2
Age0–1735.31.083.01.458.51.820.01.44.30.6
18–4411.80.540.91.620.81.26.70.61.60.2
45–6411.30.546.22.427.71.49.80.82.40.3
65 and over**********
GenderMale16.10.553.21.433.41.210.40.62.20.2
Female20.50.663.11.437.31.312.40.72.90.3
RaceWhite, single race15.70.555.31.533.31.310.50.62.30.2
Black, single race33.11.269.52.042.22.015.41.44.40.9
Asian, single race11.51.834.47.729.45.511.13.2**
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race35.63.9********
Multiple races30.12.872.34.737.45.619.54.0**
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races16.00.558.21.534.61.310.40.62.30.2
Non-Hispanic, White12.40.552.42.131.31.89.20.72.00.2
Non-Hispanic, Black33.01.269.92.141.92.015.41.54.50.9
Hispanic30.51.160.01.737.51.716.51.35.91.2
Education,b ages 18–64Less than high school24.61.048.82.028.01.712.31.03.90.9
High school graduate13.20.644.22.122.71.48.40.72.80.4
At least some college5.90.330.82.318.11.55.40.71.60.2
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed6.20.330.11.815.30.94.80.40.90.1
Not employed31.71.054.41.841.91.821.41.49.71.0
Residence locationcMetropolitan17.70.658.61.335.51.111.30.62.40.2
  Large central metro21.31.062.11.936.81.512.41.12.40.3
  Large fringe metro12.50.952.73.132.62.910.71.21.80.3
  Medium metro18.41.357.42.435.72.110.31.22.50.5
  Small metro18.81.858.74.435.13.312.22.04.01.1
Nonmetropolitan21.51.259.12.634.92.811.51.43.70.8
  Micropolitan19.81.560.72.533.83.310.91.93.20.9
  Noncore24.82.156.44.236.34.412.82.0**
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.60.559.51.335.01.310.40.62.30.2
Other29.21.256.42.336.31.917.51.75.21.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.50.557.51.333.71.110.10.62.10.2
Fair/poor37.21.365.02.347.02.425.92.010.21.5
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities39.61.668.12.753.62.828.82.615.72.0
Complex activities50.71.771.62.861.12.938.52.925.43.1
Neither basic nor complex activities8.00.335.41.617.11.05.30.41.10.1

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_7-1c: 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_7-1c.html