Table 16_1_6-1b

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_6.1b
People under age 65 with any period of uninsurance during the year, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 26.10.522.50.521.00.628.11.044.61.0
Age0–1718.20.715.10.814.60.915.61.230.31.5
18–4435.20.730.40.728.20.838.71.657.11.4
45–6420.60.618.50.717.20.725.81.440.01.9
GenderMale27.80.624.00.622.20.731.81.446.11.2
Female24.50.621.10.619.90.724.71.043.01.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor41.81.338.11.539.32.034.92.252.12.2
Near poor/low42.31.238.21.439.71.836.32.252.51.7
Middle27.80.824.70.924.11.125.31.943.01.8
High12.40.611.60.610.80.715.71.723.32.5
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school48.81.141.81.341.81.741.92.461.71.7
High school graduate33.60.830.50.828.20.939.01.952.82.0
At least some college20.10.718.50.716.90.725.51.638.62.2
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed28.00.624.20.622.20.733.21.451.51.4
Not employed33.91.029.61.127.31.236.52.055.92.0
Residence locationcMetropolitan26.00.621.80.620.00.727.81.144.81.1
  Large central metro30.51.024.41.121.71.329.61.746.21.3
  Large fringe metro22.01.218.31.016.71.126.32.446.32.8
  Medium metro24.71.222.61.121.71.224.82.240.93.5
  Small metro24.21.522.41.521.71.727.75.137.34.1
Nonmetropolitan27.11.026.01.025.21.130.02.741.93.8
  Micropolitan27.01.425.91.225.21.432.23.140.24.5
  Noncore27.22.126.22.125.22.326.44.347.48.8
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish22.90.522.00.520.70.627.31.033.31.5
Other48.01.334.03.340.56.352.78.753.91.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good25.50.521.90.520.30.627.71.044.41.1
Fair/poor32.91.230.11.330.41.531.22.147.12.5
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities25.51.324.91.323.51.627.62.231.84.5
Complex activities25.91.425.41.524.81.727.62.731.64.9
Neither basic nor complex activities29.50.625.10.622.90.635.01.353.71.3

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_6-1b: 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_6-1b.html