Table 16_3_1-1a

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_3_1.1a
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 17.00.818.10.915.01.48.51.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0–1716.31.820.52.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18–4418.00.919.41.115.81.88.62.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45–6416.61.416.21.519.13.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale14.90.915.81.014.21.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female20.01.121.51.316.11.910.52.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor27.52.032.12.521.63.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low24.21.825.52.018.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle14.81.215.91.411.72.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High8.21.18.81.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school25.51.527.01.720.83.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate18.01.318.51.515.72.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college12.00.912.31.114.12.37.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed16.60.917.61.015.61.87.21.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed22.41.523.31.819.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, under age 65Any private7.50.77.20.89.01.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only21.41.925.72.613.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured31.91.634.11.826.33.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan17.70.819.11.015.31.58.72.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro20.61.223.11.517.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro15.31.616.62.012.83.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro13.51.613.11.713.13.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro20.43.522.83.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan11.91.712.41.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan11.92.012.02.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.90.815.31.014.91.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other24.11.927.52.2DSUDSU9.62.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good15.60.816.90.912.71.38.22.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor35.02.735.93.137.45.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities29.13.430.93.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities42.24.946.75.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities16.10.816.80.915.91.610.02.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_3_1-1a: 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_3_1-1a.html