Table 16_1_3-1a

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_3.1a
People under age 65 with any private health insurance,a by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 66.80.469.70.551.
Family incomebNegative/poor21.
Near poor/low40.00.840.
Education, ages 25–64Less than high school36.70.938.
High school graduate65.60.668.10.754.41.564.13.1DSUDSU39.86.948.05.5
At least some college82.30.484.00.472.
Residence locationcMetropolitan67.80.570.80.552.
  Large central metro64.10.866.90.951.41.671.
  Large fringe metro75.80.978.
  Medium metro65.
  Small metro63.61.667.21.540.83.661.25.3DSUDSU29.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)62.11.664.91.747.
Noncore (nonmetro)59.32.363.
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities46.
Complex activities39.
No activity limitations72.60.574.90.560.

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_3-1a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.