Table 16_1_7-1a

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_7.1a
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.30.515.60.533.51.111.81.7DSUDSU33.03.932.52.8
Age0–1735.41.030.91.158.21.823.14.2DSUDSUDSUDSU44.34.2
18–4412.10.510.40.521.71.17.91.6DSUDSU24.65.222.03.8
45–6410.70.49.20.421.51.48.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale16.20.513.80.530.41.210.41.9DSUDSU25.35.032.53.3
Female20.40.617.50.636.31.413.12.0DSUDSU41.15.732.43.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor58.81.354.21.570.12.037.18.0DSUDSUDSUDSU78.75.3
Near poor/low35.81.233.71.343.32.130.45.7DSUDSUDSUDSU46.86.9
Middle11.50.510.60.617.51.57.12.0DSUDSUDSUDSU20.03.9
High2.70.22.40.24.00.84.01.2DSUDSUDSUDSU8.12.4
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school24.20.920.61.041.62.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate13.60.612.10.721.01.211.53.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college6.00.35.10.312.41.25.51.1DSUDSUDSUDSU10.92.8
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed6.10.35.20.311.60.75.41.2DSUDSU11.43.311.42.4
Not employed32.71.029.21.052.12.418.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan17.60.514.80.532.81.211.81.7DSUDSU32.94.832.13.2
  Large central metro20.80.916.90.935.91.916.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSU26.65.1
  Large fringe metro12.50.911.10.924.32.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU30.25.7
  Medium metro18.51.215.81.338.12.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU34.25.4
  Small metro19.01.716.81.726.03.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan22.01.519.61.638.82.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU33.85.6
  Micropolitan20.11.417.31.442.14.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore25.83.224.43.533.44.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.70.513.30.533.11.26.71.8DSUDSU34.24.132.62.8
Other28.51.231.11.236.36.216.82.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.60.514.00.531.21.111.21.7DSUDSU33.64.130.92.9
Fair/poor37.11.234.41.350.72.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities39.01.335.51.555.22.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities54.41.551.41.766.93.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities8.00.36.70.315.50.97.21.3DSUDSU21.24.013.62.5

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_7-1a: 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_7-1a.html