Table 16_1_4-1b

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_4.1b
Adults age 65 and over with any private health insurance,a by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 56.40.858.60.962.01.036.91.926.62.2
GenderMale56.61.058.61.061.81.237.62.829.43.0
Female56.20.958.51.062.11.036.42.224.52.3
Family incomebNegative/poor25.22.126.92.432.23.214.52.915.13.4
Near poor/low47.21.650.11.754.12.029.13.119.83.1
Middle59.61.461.41.464.01.543.13.729.24.3
High70.11.570.81.571.71.568.04.751.05.9
EducationLess than high school42.61.546.61.753.01.925.22.620.82.5
High school graduate57.41.358.61.361.01.436.03.332.04.2
At least some college65.71.266.61.268.41.356.43.438.75.6
Residence locationcMetropolitan55.11.057.81.061.51.137.52.123.42.1
  Large central metro42.81.746.11.850.62.335.82.921.42.5
  Large fringe metro59.71.861.51.863.51.944.54.823.35.5
  Medium metro63.21.865.61.969.11.932.95.029.74.7
  Small metro61.12.962.42.963.93.042.76.6DSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetro)60.12.460.62.462.72.530.35.3DSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetro)62.12.961.72.964.22.935.27.6DSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities53.21.355.31.359.41.530.72.723.43.7
Complex activities45.42.447.62.553.12.917.54.1DSUDSU
No activity limitations60.81.262.81.365.71.443.53.431.93.7

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: 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_4-1b: 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_4-1b.html