Table 14_4_5-1a

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_4_5.1a
People with a usual source of care, excluding hospital emergency rooms, who has office hours nights or weekends, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total43.90.843.70.943.51.647.23.557.513.041.05.947.83.2
Age0–1756.41.156.71.354.02.466.65.3****49.54.6
18–4444.71.144.51.144.12.546.45.0****52.35.9
45–6437.91.238.31.333.62.635.85.1******
65 and over26.91.427.01.526.72.5********
GenderMale44.71.044.41.145.42.047.24.4****43.64.9
Female43.20.843.00.942.11.847.13.4**37.97.751.33.8
Family incomeaNegative/poor35.71.435.01.837.92.5******38.46.2
Near poor/low40.01.440.31.537.83.138.56.8****50.07.1
Middle45.41.344.81.446.42.550.36.1****49.16.9
High46.81.146.11.252.33.450.64.8****50.36.7
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school37.41.338.61.530.32.7********
High school graduate40.31.340.31.438.52.541.16.6******
At least some college38.21.037.61.141.32.539.53.7****43.05.9
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed42.61.042.51.141.62.145.04.0****49.85.2
Not employed37.71.438.11.534.03.2********
Health insurance, under age 65Any private48.41.048.21.148.02.351.33.9****52.24.8
Public only41.31.341.31.740.72.2******46.85.6
Uninsured40.91.740.21.944.74.3********
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only30.62.430.72.528.95.2********
Medicare and private25.61.725.41.726.95.0********
Medicare and other public24.92.627.23.323.64.5********
Residence locationcMetropolitan46.50.946.40.946.11.647.83.5**46.26.849.73.6
  Large central metro45.41.144.11.449.01.846.94.7****51.66.8
  Large fringe metro52.71.553.01.648.23.753.75.7******
  Medium metro40.42.540.82.639.14.9******40.26.0
  Small metro46.62.946.73.035.75.1********
Nonmetropolitan31.31.531.81.523.65.1******40.17.5
  Micropolitan32.22.132.22.231.57.6********
  Noncore29.83.431.23.4**********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish44.00.943.81.043.51.752.84.6**40.86.047.43.2
Other43.01.942.71.9**40.24.7******
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good45.30.944.90.946.01.748.53.7**44.26.850.53.4
Fair/poor32.81.433.81.629.92.5********
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities29.81.330.61.423.72.2********
Complex activities32.41.633.81.824.82.9********
Neither basic nor complex activities40.51.040.21.041.52.040.73.7****49.55.4

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_4_5-1a: 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_4_5-1a.html