Table 16_1_1-1a

2009 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_1_1.1a
People under age 65 with health insurance,a by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 83.40.383.70.383.00.584.
Family incomebNegative/poor71.60.968.
Near poor/low70.00.868.70.976.81.370.93.2DSUDSU54.26.477.03.9
Education, ages 25–64Less than high school59.20.958.
High school graduate78.10.578.70.677.
At least some college89.00.390.00.383.90.888.01.1DSUDSU70.65.585.92.3
Residence locationcMetropolitan83.90.384.00.383.50.684.
  Large central metro81.60.581.10.683.30.983.91.571.514.561.65.883.62.9
  Large fringe metro87.40.587.80.686.
  Medium metro83.40.683.60.781.51.388.12.1DSUDSU70.24.490.62.1
  Small metro82.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)
Noncore (nonmetro)
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities84.50.885.10.983.11.889.93.5DSUDSUDSUDSU84.74.3
Complex activities83.00.783.40.883.31.484.93.8DSUDSU57.
No activity limitations80.30.481.20.476.50.982.61.4DSUDSU51.76.976.53.4

a Estimates are not adjusted.

b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, 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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of people were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

c For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DSU - 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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 16_1_1-1a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.