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.
RaceWhite, single race25.70.644.21.544.81.428.00.911.80.7
Black, single race28.
Asian, single race22.12.853.07.427.65.324.
Multiple races28.52.435.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races22.50.538.11.538.21.424.70.911.60.6
Non-Hispanic, White21.00.639.
Non-Hispanic, Black28.
Hispanic, all races44.
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school48.
High school graduate33.60.853.
At least some college20.10.751.52.946.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed28.00.662.
Not employed33.
Residence locationcMetropolitan26.00.642.41.443.21.328.20.912.40.7
  Large central metro30.
  Large fringe metro22.
  Medium metro24.
  Small metro24.21.534.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish22.90.538.11.438.71.325.00.811.70.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good25.50.541.91.442.
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.
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.