Table 16_1_2-1a

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_2.1a
People under age 65 with public health insurance only,a by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 32.90.430.10.547.
Family incomebNegative/poor77.71.376.01.682.11.663.44.5DSUDSU87.53.783.63.3
Near poor/low59.30.859.
Education, ages 25–64Less than high school62.90.961.
High school graduate34.10.631.80.744.41.535.33.0DSUDSU59.06.850.25.4
At least some college17.60.415.90.427.
Residence locationcMetropolitan31.90.529.00.546.
  Large central metro35.50.832.80.947.51.628.02.1DSUDSU58.25.842.04.0
  Large fringe metro24.00.921.
  Medium metro33.
  Small metro36.21.632.71.557.93.438.65.2DSUDSU71.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)37.61.634.81.752.
Noncore (nonmetro)40.42.336.
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities53.
Complex activities60.
No activity limitations27.30.525.00.539.

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_2-1a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.