Table 14_2_1-1c

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_2_1.1c
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total16.00.825.41.922.61.513.81.28.01.3
Age0–1716.41.920.93.820.03.214.13.1**
18–4416.80.926.82.123.41.814.31.38.71.4
45–6415.81.329.24.027.33.013.92.28.01.8
65 and over**********
GenderMale14.00.822.02.319.91.712.71.37.01.4
Female19.01.129.12.426.72.215.51.79.61.6
RaceWhite, single race16.30.928.12.424.31.914.51.56.91.0
Black, single race13.01.316.83.115.72.89.92.3**
Asian, single race18.05.0********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races23.14.6********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races13.60.822.22.220.71.912.31.47.11.3
Non-Hispanic, White13.00.924.83.022.72.512.41.75.71.0
Non-Hispanic, Black12.91.315.93.115.82.910.42.4**
Hispanic23.61.632.13.226.02.418.72.515.54.0
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school21.61.427.02.525.02.315.42.4**
High school graduate15.51.122.13.121.72.113.81.87.82.1
At least some college13.31.032.44.821.92.713.21.67.91.5
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed15.50.927.12.423.91.714.01.38.21.4
Not employed21.51.627.52.625.53.015.53.0**
Health insurance, under age 65Any private7.20.715.62.910.81.98.01.24.20.9
Public only21.02.219.02.724.63.822.25.5**
Uninsured30.71.534.52.932.22.226.52.530.25.9
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only**********
Medicare and private**********
Medicare and other public**********
Residence locationcMetropolitan16.90.927.62.223.71.614.81.48.61.4
  Large central metro20.01.529.43.126.32.516.92.012.32.8
  Large fringe metro15.91.632.25.919.73.717.33.17.82.0
  Medium metro15.31.927.24.223.73.210.22.6**
  Small metro9.31.6**17.74.0****
Nonmetropolitan10.81.316.02.816.93.68.51.9**
  Micropolitan11.21.714.53.318.24.411.42.6**
  Noncore9.82.420.05.8******
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.90.721.31.920.21.811.91.35.40.9
Other27.22.237.24.127.42.821.23.326.37.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.70.822.71.921.11.612.91.27.81.3
Fair/poor32.92.645.25.535.04.427.74.5**
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities27.13.0********
Complex activities27.13.5********
Neither basic nor complex activities14.90.824.81.922.41.712.81.27.71.3

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, at or 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_2_1-1c: 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_2_1-1c.html