Table 14_2_1-1d

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_2_1.1d
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care, by education,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total16.00.821.61.415.51.113.31.0
Age18–4416.80.921.71.615.21.315.21.2
45–6416.01.326.22.818.22.39.31.5
65 and over********
GenderMale13.70.818.71.513.41.310.81.2
Female19.51.126.61.918.91.916.51.5
RaceWhite, single race16.20.923.01.615.21.212.91.1
Black, single race13.71.414.12.415.12.211.92.1
Asian, single race16.34.6******
NHOPI, single race********
AI/AN, single race********
Multiple races********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races13.70.818.51.914.21.211.91.1
Non-Hispanic, White13.10.919.52.513.61.511.01.1
Non-Hispanic, Black13.71.415.12.414.82.211.42.0
Hispanic23.71.625.11.920.02.125.83.6
Family incomebNegative/poor26.51.927.02.522.13.132.44.8
Near poor/low23.01.525.02.321.72.121.92.7
Middle13.91.215.42.413.81.813.21.6
High8.11.3**7.82.17.91.5
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed15.50.922.11.814.21.213.51.2
Not employed21.51.624.22.323.93.215.82.4
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private7.20.78.81.66.81.17.10.9
Public only23.32.524.03.221.04.4**
Uninsured30.61.530.02.027.62.335.02.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only********
Medicare and private********
Medicare and other public********
Residence locationcMetropolitan16.90.922.41.617.01.313.91.1
  Large central metro20.41.426.52.618.31.818.32.0
  Large fringe metro14.51.517.82.718.82.910.91.7
  Medium metro15.41.923.03.714.62.811.92.3
  Small metro10.21.811.53.212.73.6**
Nonmetropolitan11.11.417.52.88.81.78.72.0
  Micropolitan11.61.717.33.78.91.910.62.7
  Noncore9.82.317.93.7****
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish13.10.718.31.813.61.110.81.0
Other27.12.226.42.424.13.031.84.9
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.50.819.21.313.61.012.81.1
Fair/poor32.82.639.03.935.54.521.64.1
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities26.82.932.34.623.54.8**
Complex activities27.03.6******
Neither basic nor complex activities15.00.820.21.414.41.112.61.1

a Persons age 18 and over. 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, 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.

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_1-1d: 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_2_1-1d.html