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
GenderMale56.61.059.51.137.22.833.13.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female56.20.959.31.036.12.237.13.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor25.22.128.92.714.32.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low47.21.650.51.828.93.024.56.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle59.61.461.91.542.43.634.85.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High70.11.571.01.568.14.752.55.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
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 college65.71.267.51.355.53.448.44.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan55.11.058.31.137.32.134.93.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro42.81.746.02.035.42.928.03.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro59.71.861.51.943.84.744.88.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro63.21.866.31.933.15.146.25.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro61.12.962.73.042.76.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
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 limitations60.81.263.31.343.03.345.35.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_1_4-1a.html