Table 16_1_1-1b

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_1.1b
People under age 65 with health insurance,a by ethnicity, United States, 2007
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 83.40.386.30.387.40.383.20.568.20.7
Family incomebNegative/poor71.60.976.
Near poor/low70.00.873.40.973.
Education, ages 25–64Less than high school59.20.969.
High school graduate78.10.580.40.681.50.677.
At least some college89.00.390.00.391.20.384.00.877.71.0
Residence locationcMetropolitan83.90.387.20.388.30.383.60.668.50.7
  Large central metro81.60.586.70.588.50.683.50.967.50.9
  Large fringe metro87.40.589.60.590.50.686.
  Medium metro83.40.686.10.686.80.681.21.369.61.7
  Small metro82.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)
Noncore (nonmetro)
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities84.50.885.00.885.70.982.81.880.02.2
Complex activities83.00.783.60.784.20.983.01.577.12.0
No activity limitations80.30.483.40.485.10.476.90.959.61.1

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.

Key: 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_1-1b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.