Table 14_3_1-2a

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_3_1.2a
People with a specific source of ongoing care,a by race, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total86.10.386.10.486.00.686.81.1**86.22.784.22.1
Age, not age adjusted0–1794.40.394.50.494.90.791.71.7**94.82.194.21.5
18–4476.00.675.80.776.41.378.62.0**74.95.570.64.3
45–6488.80.588.90.586.81.290.11.7**88.75.188.34.2
65 and over96.30.396.40.495.21.095.61.6******
GenderMale82.50.482.40.582.81.084.61.5**79.24.379.63.1
Female89.60.389.80.488.70.789.11.4**92.42.389.32.1
Health insurance,b ages 0–64Private91.90.392.00.392.50.791.81.0**93.92.886.43.0
Public91.20.690.80.892.11.090.82.3**96.22.587.84.1
Uninsured55.11.054.21.257.12.251.94.9**71.66.762.15.6
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private97.50.497.50.497.01.299.30.7******
Medicare and public96.50.796.50.995.41.598.71.0******
Medicare only94.80.894.70.994.61.5********
Family incomecNegative/poor77.80.876.61.079.91.480.73.0**81.75.282.44.0
Near poor/low79.70.778.80.882.61.382.33.5**74.05.584.14.0
Middle87.40.587.20.688.71.185.62.7**93.72.586.13.5
High91.70.491.80.492.91.191.11.7****82.53.8
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school74.21.072.51.179.22.284.33.6**81.45.991.24.6
High school graduate83.40.784.10.881.81.577.83.7**80.96.473.36.2
At least some college88.90.489.00.487.91.090.71.1**89.44.183.13.7
Residence locationdMetropolitan86.00.386.00.485.70.787.41.0**81.94.084.62.1
  Large central metro84.60.584.10.686.10.986.21.4**83.45.182.13.0
  Large fringe metro88.40.588.50.688.31.488.91.9****87.54.7
  Medium metro85.70.785.60.883.21.790.31.8****88.22.9
  Small metro85.01.285.31.384.42.282.54.7****83.06.3
Micropolitan (nonmetro)86.01.185.61.290.12.1****93.63.6**
Noncore (nonmetro)87.81.688.31.681.73.8****92.22.183.77.9
Activity limitations, age 18 and overdBasic activities90.30.889.80.992.01.488.65.7****99.00.7
Complex activities88.40.988.41.189.01.993.23.5****82.17.1
Neither basic nor complex activities82.60.482.60.581.70.984.81.3**81.14.180.33.0

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b A small number of persons who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private health insurance" category only.

c 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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

d For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey 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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 14_3_1-2a: 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_3_1-2a.html