Table 16_1_4-1a

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_4.1a
Adults age 65 and over with any private health insurance,a by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 56.40.859.40.936.51.935.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSU49.67.1
Family incomebNegative/poor25.
Near poor/low47.21.650.51.828.
EducationLess than high school42.61.547.21.624.92.610.83.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate57.41.359.51.436.13.441.15.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college65.
Residence locationcMetropolitan55.
  Large central metro42.81.746.
  Large fringe metro59.71.861.51.943.84.744.88.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro63.21.866.31.933.
  Small metro61.12.962.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)60.12.462.22.529.35.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetro)62.12.964.52.935.27.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities53.21.357.01.430.32.733.16.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities45.42.450.42.817.24.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No activity limitations60.

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_4-1a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.