Table 14_4_5-1c

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_4_5.1c
People with a usual source of care, excluding hospital emergency rooms, who has office hours nights or weekends, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total43.90.835.71.440.01.445.41.346.81.1
Age0–1756.41.140.12.149.12.359.71.966.91.7
18–4444.71.135.52.342.92.045.61.847.11.6
45–6437.91.233.12.630.72.136.21.941.11.5
65 and over26.91.424.12.828.02.427.12.426.82.0
GenderMale44.71.035.71.741.21.846.61.546.81.3
Female43.20.835.71.639.21.544.31.446.91.1
RaceWhite, single race43.70.935.01.840.31.544.81.446.11.2
Black, single race43.51.637.92.537.83.146.42.552.33.4
Asian, single race47.23.5**38.56.850.36.150.64.8
NHOPI, single race57.513.0********
AI/AN, single race41.05.9********
Multiple races47.83.238.46.250.07.149.16.950.36.7
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races44.00.935.81.739.61.745.61.446.41.1
Non-Hispanic, White43.71.034.82.439.82.045.01.645.51.2
Non-Hispanic, Black43.41.737.92.637.63.246.02.652.23.5
Hispanic43.31.535.52.941.82.143.92.753.23.1
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school37.41.331.92.237.82.136.72.345.23.7
High school graduate40.31.332.42.736.52.040.41.844.41.9
At least some college38.21.033.62.830.92.238.71.739.61.3
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed42.61.038.22.638.61.841.91.644.41.3
Not employed37.71.432.02.137.52.440.92.339.82.5
Health insurance, under age 65Any private48.41.038.73.443.02.249.11.549.81.2
Public only41.31.335.71.745.42.546.53.450.36.8
Uninsured40.91.742.13.537.42.939.83.246.34.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only30.62.430.16.029.94.027.03.635.94.8
Medicare and private25.61.725.55.527.33.427.52.923.52.2
Medicare and other public24.92.619.22.926.64.1****
Residence locationcMetropolitan46.50.937.01.642.81.548.51.549.11.2
  Large central metro45.41.136.22.046.32.146.32.447.51.8
  Large fringe metro52.71.541.34.448.83.255.32.653.91.6
  Medium metro40.42.535.24.130.63.544.73.342.73.2
  Small metro46.62.936.04.845.64.344.25.451.53.4
Nonmetropolitan31.31.530.62.930.12.932.32.231.42.5
  Micropolitan32.22.133.14.532.84.033.12.330.83.3
  Noncore29.83.427.24.526.54.631.14.633.15.1
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish44.00.936.01.639.31.745.51.446.71.1
Other43.01.934.32.943.42.444.84.049.64.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good45.30.936.71.642.01.646.91.447.61.1
Fair/poor32.81.431.72.330.72.132.72.436.32.7
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities29.81.327.62.429.12.328.42.033.42.4
Complex activities32.41.629.72.631.93.033.72.734.33.5
Neither basic nor complex activities40.51.035.02.137.31.740.71.542.11.2

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_5-1c: 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_4_5-1c.html