Table 16_1_5-1c

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_5.1c
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.30.423.71.124.50.915.50.75.70.4
Age0–176.40.47.80.97.60.86.90.84.10.7
18–4420.30.635.41.734.61.421.40.97.20.5
45–6413.30.530.52.132.71.714.71.05.10.5
GenderMale16.40.526.41.327.01.219.10.86.90.5
Female12.20.421.31.222.11.011.90.74.50.4
RaceWhite, single race14.40.426.31.326.31.115.80.85.50.4
Black, single race14.60.717.81.520.41.712.21.48.41.2
Asian, single race12.92.232.78.613.53.515.83.56.31.5
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race20.53.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races12.31.7DSUDSU13.23.117.03.9DSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races11.50.420.31.320.61.013.00.75.10.3
Non-Hispanic, White10.80.421.91.721.11.312.70.94.70.4
Non-Hispanic, Black14.50.717.61.520.61.711.91.48.31.2
Hispanic, all races28.60.932.81.834.21.527.91.514.21.9
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school33.31.138.51.943.02.031.81.713.42.2
High school graduate20.90.633.12.032.71.721.11.29.40.9
At least some college10.00.528.02.926.71.912.40.94.40.3
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed16.50.540.42.136.41.418.40.85.90.4
Not employed21.10.827.71.627.71.622.11.68.21.2
Residence locationcMetropolitan14.10.424.01.224.91.015.40.75.80.4
  Large central metro17.40.826.82.025.61.519.01.28.20.8
  Large fringe metro11.60.824.02.727.32.514.31.44.20.6
  Medium metro12.70.921.41.921.81.913.01.35.10.8
  Small metro13.21.019.62.424.32.112.22.25.21.3
Nonmetropolitan15.41.022.02.423.02.215.81.65.60.8
  Micropolitan14.71.322.32.924.23.114.52.05.70.9
  Noncore16.91.621.63.321.13.018.02.75.41.6
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish11.50.419.41.120.91.012.70.75.00.3
Other33.51.339.42.536.91.733.52.218.42.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good13.90.423.51.124.11.015.70.75.50.4
Fair/poor19.00.924.72.127.81.913.61.59.51.6
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities14.61.019.02.223.82.313.92.15.11.2
Complex activities13.71.016.31.716.02.014.62.5DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities17.50.538.41.835.81.319.20.86.10.4

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_5-1c: 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_5-1c.html