Table 16_3_1-1d

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_3_1.1d
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care, by education,a United States, 2006
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 17.10.825.51.518.01.312.00.9
Age18–4418.00.926.51.820.21.612.11.1
45–6416.71.427.32.914.92.112.81.8
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale14.80.923.71.915.01.59.51.1
Female20.51.128.62.022.91.815.21.4
RaceWhite, single race17.90.927.01.718.51.512.31.1
Black, single race16.11.620.83.615.72.114.12.3
Asian, single race9.52.1DSUDSUDSUDSU7.42.0
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races14.90.925.22.415.71.411.21.0
Non-Hispanic, White15.31.128.43.115.81.711.41.2
Non-Hispanic, Black16.01.721.33.815.62.113.62.2
Hispanic, all races24.11.725.82.126.62.817.62.5
Family incomebNegative/poor29.12.132.72.729.33.723.83.9
Near poor/low24.81.825.22.223.92.725.43.3
Middle15.21.323.52.515.12.010.41.5
High8.21.1DSUDSU10.42.16.91.1
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed16.70.926.71.817.31.411.81.0
Not employed22.41.526.42.426.22.815.12.1
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private7.50.711.62.08.91.46.00.9
Public only23.52.322.23.025.13.9DSUDSU
Uninsured32.21.635.52.329.72.231.32.9
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan17.80.925.91.619.41.412.61.0
  Large central metro20.51.229.92.320.22.015.41.5
  Large fringe metro15.61.523.83.621.32.99.21.6
  Medium metro13.81.719.23.115.22.39.91.9
  Small metro19.93.524.75.821.34.116.04.5
Nonmetropolitan12.61.823.04.710.82.1DSUDSU
  Micropolitan12.42.119.24.511.22.8DSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish15.30.925.52.116.91.410.81.0
Other23.71.825.52.324.12.720.03.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good15.70.823.71.616.51.311.21.0
Fair/poor34.82.737.74.036.04.828.65.3
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities29.33.439.26.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities42.44.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities16.10.824.31.517.01.211.40.9

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_3_1-1d: 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_3_1-1d.html