Table 16_1_5-1b

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_5.1b
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.30.411.50.410.80.414.50.728.60.9
Age0–176.40.45.00.54.90.64.20.712.00.9
18–4420.30.615.80.614.70.720.31.240.91.4
45–6413.30.511.50.510.50.617.81.229.51.7
GenderMale16.40.513.20.512.20.617.61.032.31.1
Female12.20.49.90.49.30.511.70.824.61.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor23.71.120.31.321.91.717.61.532.81.8
Near poor/low24.50.920.61.021.11.320.61.734.21.5
Middle15.50.713.00.712.70.911.91.427.91.5
High5.70.45.10.34.70.48.31.214.21.9
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school33.31.125.81.226.51.625.02.047.11.7
High school graduate20.90.618.50.717.20.823.81.535.61.9
At least some college10.00.58.60.47.70.512.61.126.01.9
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed16.50.513.00.512.00.518.11.037.11.3
Not employed21.10.817.50.816.00.923.31.740.01.9
Residence locationcMetropolitan14.10.411.00.410.10.514.00.828.50.9
  Large central metro17.40.812.60.911.41.114.31.129.71.1
  Large fringe metro11.60.88.70.68.20.812.91.530.32.3
  Medium metro12.70.911.10.910.50.913.91.824.73.0
  Small metro13.21.012.11.011.61.115.83.321.22.9
Nonmetropolitan15.41.014.30.913.61.018.42.029.94.2
  Micropolitan14.71.313.51.113.01.219.02.428.25.2
  Noncore16.91.615.91.514.81.717.42.635.77.3
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish11.50.410.90.410.40.413.90.717.21.2
Other33.51.323.33.029.95.929.96.237.81.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good13.90.411.10.410.30.514.00.728.30.9
Fair/poor19.00.916.51.016.51.218.41.931.32.5
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities14.61.013.91.113.51.314.61.921.93.9
Complex activities13.71.013.21.113.21.313.62.118.83.4
Neither basic nor complex activities17.50.513.80.512.50.519.90.938.61.3

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.

Key: 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_5-1b: 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_5-1b.html