Table 16_10_7-1

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 16_10_7.1
Children with special health care needs who were without health insurance at some point in the last 12 months, United States, 2005–2006
Population groupPercentSE
Total8.810.24
RaceWhite only7.560.25
Black only11.080.75
Asian only**
AI/AN only15.272.78
NHOPI only**
Multiple races9.081.09
EthnicityHispanic, all races15.130.99
Non-Hispanic, all races7.970.24
Non-Hispanic, White7.080.24
Non-Hispanic, Black11.000.76
Non-Hispanic, other8.970.98
Family incomeaNegative/poor14.200.72
Near poor/low14.100.67
Middle7.090.40
High2.910.26

a Imputed family income. 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.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 16_10_7-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/16_prioritypopulations/T16_10_7-1.html