Table 14_2_2-1c

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_2.1c
People with a usual primary care provider, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total76.60.570.41.173.00.975.70.881.10.7
Age0–1787.90.683.51.386.31.188.41.191.51.1
18–4462.60.852.11.754.91.562.01.370.51.1
45–6479.90.772.02.072.71.778.81.383.61.0
65 and over89.80.689.21.689.31.289.81.190.41.1
GenderMale72.80.666.11.466.71.271.41.178.60.9
Female80.20.573.61.278.71.079.90.983.80.8
RaceWhite, single race77.50.570.41.373.61.176.70.981.80.7
Black, single race71.91.070.32.070.21.869.82.178.72.2
Asian, single race70.22.364.26.368.96.169.03.972.83.0
NHOPI, single race86.04.3********
AI/AN, single race79.32.9********
Multiple races77.02.475.25.376.04.677.14.479.45.8
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races78.60.572.61.176.31.078.10.881.60.7
Non-Hispanic, White80.40.574.11.578.61.279.90.982.40.8
Non-Hispanic, Black72.11.070.51.970.01.870.32.178.72.1
Hispanic64.61.063.71.663.01.761.01.974.92.5
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school66.51.160.51.764.71.767.61.877.82.2
High school graduate73.50.862.51.969.71.572.81.280.01.3
At least some college74.90.767.72.768.41.871.51.278.40.8
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed68.70.749.82.157.51.466.31.176.50.8
Not employed72.40.966.01.668.81.775.41.879.71.8
Health insurance, under age 65Any private79.40.671.22.476.91.378.11.081.40.7
Public only81.10.979.71.282.51.381.02.086.42.8
Uninsured44.01.239.32.240.01.945.52.254.73.5
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only90.71.191.12.588.82.190.42.293.41.8
Medicare and private90.50.990.13.390.61.791.01.590.31.3
Medicare and other public87.71.689.12.490.22.8****
Residence locationcMetropolitan76.30.670.11.271.81.175.00.981.20.8
  Large central metro72.20.869.31.666.81.669.31.478.91.3
  Large fringe metro79.60.873.82.973.11.978.91.682.91.1
  Medium metro77.71.268.12.775.01.778.61.581.81.9
  Small metro77.91.671.53.380.62.174.02.881.32.2
Nonmetropolitan78.00.971.42.378.11.778.61.980.61.8
  Micropolitan75.91.166.53.175.32.275.82.280.42.4
  Noncore82.01.979.32.882.02.583.83.881.12.7
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.60.572.21.276.40.977.80.882.10.7
Other61.31.362.51.960.61.959.72.664.43.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good76.00.568.51.271.81.075.00.980.80.7
Fair/poor81.60.879.01.779.51.682.21.686.31.7
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities85.40.884.61.785.01.382.31.990.11.5
Complex activities83.71.083.81.981.22.182.92.387.72.2
Neither basic nor complex activities70.70.655.61.562.61.469.41.077.70.8

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_2-1c: 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_2-1c.html