Table 16_3_2-2a

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_2.2a
People with a specific source of ongoing care,a by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 86.40.386.40.385.90.687.60.9DSUDSU81.03.887.31.8
Age, not age adjusted0–1794.00.393.80.494.40.794.01.2DSUDSU94.91.996.11.1
18–4476.90.676.80.776.81.378.91.8DSUDSU74.15.278.43.3
45–6488.90.489.30.586.71.489.81.8DSUDSU70.99.089.53.3
65 and over96.00.496.10.495.30.997.61.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale82.80.482.80.582.21.185.51.3DSUDSU73.15.285.62.4
Female89.80.389.90.489.00.889.61.2DSUDSU90.52.989.12.4
Health insurance,b ages 0–64Private91.90.392.00.392.10.892.30.9DSUDSU84.23.390.92.3
Public90.70.789.61.091.91.192.52.2DSUDSU99.10.894.82.4
Uninsured55.31.154.31.256.82.152.23.9DSUDSU69.98.366.65.6
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private97.30.497.20.499.00.598.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public94.01.293.91.492.12.8100.00.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare only95.40.695.50.794.61.599.01.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor79.50.978.51.181.51.380.03.5DSUDSU80.25.179.14.6
Near poor/low79.80.778.80.983.41.480.92.8DSUDSU81.15.484.93.9
Middle86.30.586.40.685.81.387.41.9DSUDSU73.14.590.82.5
High92.30.492.10.492.91.192.71.1DSUDSUDSUDSU90.63.1
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school75.31.074.71.180.12.478.54.2DSUDSU68.67.478.35.9
High school graduate83.70.783.70.883.81.486.63.0DSUDSU72.58.487.14.1
At least some college88.90.489.30.488.01.087.81.3DSUDSU80.46.286.33.0
Residence locationdMetropolitan86.30.386.20.486.50.787.50.9DSUDSU71.73.986.81.9
  Large central metro84.80.583.90.687.20.986.41.3DSUDSU78.05.088.43.2
  Large fringe metro89.10.589.20.687.81.390.41.7DSUDSUDSUDSU89.72.9
  Medium metro85.80.686.20.784.41.586.72.2DSUDSU71.55.284.63.5
  Small metro85.21.185.31.283.92.686.75.2DSUDSUDSUDSU86.24.3
Micropolitan (nonmetro)86.41.187.31.278.32.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU88.65.2
Noncore (nonmetro)87.51.487.01.484.23.8DSUDSUDSUDSU96.82.4DSUDSU
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities88.41.388.71.686.02.895.72.1DSUDSU81.44.595.12.8
Complex activities85.01.384.71.687.62.077.57.2DSUDSUDSUDSU89.14.1
No activity limitations83.50.483.60.482.10.984.81.2DSUDSU78.14.783.82.6

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private" category only.

c 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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of people were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

d For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey 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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_2-2a: 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_2-2a.html