Table 16_1_5-1a

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_5.1a
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.30.414.40.414.60.712.92.2DSUDSU20.53.312.31.7
Age0–176.40.46.70.54.40.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18–4420.30.620.60.720.61.216.13.1DSUDSU27.16.520.83.3
45–6413.30.512.60.617.71.213.82.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale16.40.516.40.617.81.112.92.1DSUDSU24.04.513.82.9
Female12.20.412.30.511.70.812.92.7DSUDSU16.93.711.02.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor23.71.126.31.317.81.532.78.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low24.50.926.31.120.41.713.53.5DSUDSUDSUDSU13.23.1
Middle15.50.715.80.812.21.415.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSU17.03.9
High5.70.45.50.48.41.26.31.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school33.31.135.71.225.31.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate20.90.620.30.823.71.524.04.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college10.00.59.40.512.81.111.52.7DSUDSUDSUDSU16.94.5
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed16.50.516.30.518.31.013.62.1DSUDSU24.65.020.63.3
Not employed21.10.821.00.923.21.722.35.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan14.10.414.30.514.10.812.72.2DSUDSU19.83.912.01.8
  Large central metro17.40.818.60.914.41.116.43.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro11.60.811.70.913.01.57.01.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro12.70.912.41.014.01.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU15.64.0
  Small metro13.21.013.01.015.83.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan15.41.014.91.119.02.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan14.71.314.41.520.02.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore16.91.616.11.717.32.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish11.50.411.10.414.00.75.31.3DSUDSU17.92.812.41.7
Other33.51.337.11.331.25.519.83.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good13.90.413.90.514.20.713.42.3DSUDSU20.03.711.41.9
Fair/poor19.00.919.71.118.21.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities14.61.014.51.214.41.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities13.71.014.01.213.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities17.50.517.30.520.11.015.02.7DSUDSU22.24.419.33.2

a 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.

b Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c For more information, see the MEPS 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: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 16_1_5-1a: 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_5-1a.html