Table 16_1_7-1b

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_7.1b
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.30.516.00.512.20.533.31.230.31.0
Age0–1735.41.030.01.022.41.158.01.956.61.9
18–4412.10.511.30.59.00.521.51.115.61.0
45–6410.70.410.10.48.40.421.51.416.01.5
GenderMale16.20.514.10.510.80.630.21.326.51.1
Female20.40.617.80.613.60.636.11.434.51.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor58.81.359.11.552.72.170.02.057.91.8
Near poor/low35.81.234.41.430.91.842.92.139.31.7
Middle11.50.510.30.68.70.717.61.617.71.2
High2.70.22.60.22.30.34.00.83.61.0
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school24.20.926.31.221.11.341.82.620.51.4
High school graduate13.60.613.60.711.70.821.11.213.81.2
At least some college6.00.35.60.34.60.412.41.210.31.2
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed6.10.35.50.34.20.311.50.89.80.8
Not employed32.71.032.11.027.81.152.32.435.82.2
Residence locationcMetropolitan17.60.514.80.510.60.532.61.330.21.1
  Large central metro20.80.917.20.98.91.035.81.930.21.3
  Large fringe metro12.50.910.40.88.50.823.82.125.72.1
  Medium metro18.51.216.61.213.21.237.73.032.92.5
  Small metro19.01.716.41.413.51.325.93.138.96.0
Nonmetropolitan22.01.521.31.518.81.639.32.631.83.6
  Micropolitan20.11.419.11.416.01.343.14.031.33.4
  Noncore25.83.225.43.124.03.533.54.5DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.70.515.70.512.00.533.01.227.41.4
Other28.51.219.12.317.95.135.66.732.51.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.60.514.00.510.30.531.11.129.81.1
Fair/poor37.11.237.21.434.01.550.32.636.62.4
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities39.01.338.51.434.81.654.82.943.34.6
Complex activities54.41.554.31.651.11.866.63.055.84.8
Neither basic nor complex activities8.00.37.00.35.20.315.50.913.70.9

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: 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_7-1b: 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_7-1b.html