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
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

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.