Table 16_1_6-1c

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_6.1c
People under age 65 with any period of uninsurance during the year, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 26.10.541.81.342.31.227.80.812.40.6
Age0–1718.20.723.01.525.01.718.31.110.01.1
18–4435.20.758.71.755.91.436.11.116.40.8
45–6420.60.643.62.243.91.924.01.39.60.7
GenderMale27.80.643.51.544.41.430.91.013.60.7
Female24.50.640.41.540.41.324.70.911.10.7
RaceWhite, single race25.70.644.21.544.81.428.00.911.80.7
Black, single race28.51.035.52.136.72.325.61.915.91.7
Asian, single race22.12.853.07.427.65.324.75.011.72.1
NHOPI, single race36.38.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race37.74.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races28.52.435.77.224.24.532.64.822.45.6
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races22.50.538.11.538.21.424.70.911.60.6
Non-Hispanic, White21.00.639.32.039.71.824.11.110.80.7
Non-Hispanic, Black28.11.034.92.236.32.225.31.915.71.7
Hispanic, all races44.61.052.12.252.51.743.01.823.32.5
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school48.81.156.12.160.31.945.61.726.32.8
High school graduate33.60.853.62.150.01.734.01.416.61.1
At least some college20.10.751.52.946.52.124.51.210.50.6
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed28.00.662.72.155.71.431.21.012.80.6
Not employed33.91.045.81.842.41.934.21.814.41.6
Residence locationcMetropolitan26.00.642.41.443.21.328.20.912.40.7
  Large central metro30.51.045.22.244.31.733.01.515.51.1
  Large fringe metro22.01.245.23.345.42.825.71.710.51.3
  Medium metro24.71.238.82.840.82.725.91.811.21.2
  Small metro24.21.534.73.140.23.223.62.411.41.9
Nonmetropolitan27.11.039.42.638.72.826.21.712.71.3
  Micropolitan27.01.442.63.242.33.225.62.312.41.6
  Noncore27.22.133.84.233.43.827.33.413.62.8
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish22.90.538.11.438.71.325.00.811.70.6
Other48.01.356.72.555.32.046.52.425.13.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good25.50.541.91.442.51.227.80.912.10.6
Fair/poor32.91.241.82.341.82.128.62.118.82.3
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities25.51.336.52.633.22.624.32.512.41.8
Complex activities25.91.433.92.325.82.526.33.213.92.4
Neither basic nor complex activities29.50.659.41.755.11.332.10.913.00.6

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_6-1c: 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_6-1c.html