Table 16_1_7-1c

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_7.1c
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.30.558.81.335.81.211.50.52.70.2
Age0–1735.41.083.21.460.72.020.91.23.10.5
18–4412.10.542.11.620.61.27.00.52.50.3
45–6410.70.445.12.124.81.48.90.72.70.3
GenderMale16.20.554.41.634.51.410.00.62.20.2
Female20.40.662.51.437.01.313.00.73.20.3
RaceWhite, single race15.60.554.21.533.71.310.60.62.40.2
Black, single race33.51.170.12.043.32.117.51.54.00.8
Asian, single race11.81.737.18.030.45.77.12.04.01.2
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race33.03.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races32.52.878.75.346.86.920.03.98.12.4
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races16.00.559.11.534.41.410.30.62.60.2
Non-Hispanic, White12.20.552.72.130.91.88.70.72.30.3
Non-Hispanic, Black33.31.270.02.042.92.117.61.64.00.8
Hispanic, all races30.31.057.91.839.31.717.71.23.61.0
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school24.20.949.52.126.91.713.91.14.00.9
High school graduate13.60.644.42.120.81.37.70.74.90.6
At least some college6.00.333.02.718.01.75.10.51.70.2
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed6.10.329.51.813.91.04.80.41.40.2
Not employed32.71.055.71.742.92.121.71.411.31.3
Residence locationcMetropolitan17.60.558.01.436.11.211.50.62.60.2
  Large central metro20.80.958.42.437.52.014.51.12.60.3
  Large fringe metro12.50.954.53.035.42.79.10.92.10.4
  Medium metro18.51.259.52.736.02.19.90.93.00.6
  Small metro19.01.759.53.633.12.911.91.52.80.8
Nonmetropolitan22.01.561.93.334.62.911.31.73.90.7
  Micropolitan20.11.462.83.634.73.19.01.53.50.8
  Noncore25.83.260.56.334.35.015.64.1DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.70.560.61.435.21.310.60.62.70.2
Other28.51.252.02.637.01.917.11.4DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.60.557.81.334.61.210.30.52.20.2
Fair/poor37.11.264.12.344.12.126.72.112.11.7
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities39.01.369.72.651.52.727.32.617.32.2
Complex activities54.41.575.02.163.92.741.63.329.63.8
Neither basic nor complex activities8.00.335.11.616.61.05.40.41.50.2

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_7-1c: 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_7-1c.html