Table 16_10_8-1

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_8.1
Currently insured children with special health care needs whose insurance is not adequate,a United States, 2005–2006
Population groupPercentSE
RaceWhite only32.50.5
Black only33.51.1
Asian only30.83.4
AI/AN only40.73.7
NHOPI only40.89.1
Multiple races29.41.9
EthnicityHispanic, all races37.31.4
Non-Hispanic, all races32.50.4
Non-Hispanic, White32.30.5
Non-Hispanic, Black33.41.2
Non-Hispanic, other31.11.6
Family incomebNegative/poor35.81.1
Near poor/low34.00.9

a Adequate insurance met the following criteria: allowed the child to see the health care providers needed, offered benefits and covered services that met their needs, and had reasonable noncovered costs.

b 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.

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_8-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.