Table 16_1_7-1d

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_7.1d
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by education,a United States, 2006
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 11.50.424.20.913.60.66.00.3
Age18–4412.00.523.41.015.00.85.90.4
45–6410.70.425.91.411.90.86.00.4
GenderMale8.60.418.21.09.70.74.20.4
Female14.30.531.21.317.70.97.60.4
RaceWhite, single race9.80.420.61.012.10.75.10.3
Black, single race21.61.041.62.521.01.212.41.2
Asian, single race8.11.3DSUDSU11.53.25.51.1
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race22.03.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races21.32.8DSUDSUDSUDSU10.92.8
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races10.80.426.31.213.60.75.60.3
Non-Hispanic, White8.70.421.11.311.70.84.60.4
Non-Hispanic, Black21.61.041.82.621.11.212.41.2
Hispanic, all races15.60.920.51.413.81.210.31.2
Family incomebNegative/poor43.21.449.52.144.42.133.02.7
Near poor/low21.81.026.91.720.81.318.01.7
Middle7.60.413.91.17.70.75.10.5
High2.60.24.00.94.90.61.70.2
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed6.10.313.60.87.40.53.50.3
Not employed32.51.043.21.736.21.720.51.2
Residence locationcMetropolitan11.20.424.41.013.70.75.80.3
  Large central metro13.50.728.01.716.41.06.70.5
  Large fringe metro7.90.618.21.810.11.24.40.5
  Medium metro11.70.923.21.714.21.66.50.8
  Small metro11.41.126.93.913.51.55.21.0
Nonmetropolitan12.91.123.42.513.51.37.41.2
  Micropolitan11.31.020.92.712.41.46.00.9
  Noncore16.22.228.04.215.72.910.42.3
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish11.00.426.21.113.70.75.70.3
Other14.41.118.81.613.41.48.91.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good8.60.319.60.910.50.54.30.3
Fair/poor35.21.245.22.134.72.127.32.0
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities38.91.351.32.944.52.426.72.1
Complex activities54.41.565.02.656.72.743.02.8
Neither basic nor complex activities8.00.318.70.99.10.54.10.3

a People age 18 and over. 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.

b 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.

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_7-1d: 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_7-1d.html