Table 16_3_3-1a

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_3.1a
People with a usual primary care provider, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.60.578.70.675.40.964.72.581.74.880.15.175.52.6
Age0–1789.50.690.50.688.21.178.14.2DSUDSUDSUDSU87.12.9
18–4463.20.864.71.059.61.648.33.4DSUDSU74.27.455.84.4
45–6480.80.781.40.879.81.371.63.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over91.10.691.20.790.51.592.52.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale73.80.675.10.769.31.460.72.9DSUDSU75.26.072.43.8
Female81.30.682.20.680.71.068.52.7DSUDSU84.84.878.23.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor72.31.173.01.373.81.949.37.2DSUDSUDSUDSU71.64.9
Near poor/low72.70.972.41.175.81.756.47.4DSUDSUDSUDSU76.44.6
Middle77.00.878.50.973.61.661.14.4DSUDSUDSUDSU70.84.8
High82.20.782.90.879.21.872.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSU83.24.4
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school67.41.066.71.271.81.869.44.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate74.00.775.80.866.51.863.54.7DSUDSUDSUDSU61.65.6
At least some college75.90.777.60.772.11.558.13.0DSUDSUDSUDSU72.24.9
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed69.80.771.10.866.31.357.82.8DSUDSU72.25.658.13.8
Not employed72.41.073.91.069.12.151.34.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, under age 65Any private80.60.681.90.776.51.268.92.5DSUDSU81.15.076.23.4
Public only81.70.881.80.983.51.453.97.6DSUDSUDSUDSU86.63.0
Uninsured45.41.246.11.445.22.523.94.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only89.31.389.51.487.53.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private92.70.892.60.993.62.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public89.91.289.71.690.32.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan76.90.678.00.775.11.064.12.5DSUDSU77.06.376.92.7
  Large central metro72.90.973.41.175.01.362.83.3DSUDSUDSUDSU71.94.6
  Large fringe metro78.71.080.01.174.11.468.34.0DSUDSUDSUDSU77.85.2
  Medium metro80.51.081.31.176.52.259.29.3DSUDSUDSUDSU83.14.3
  Small metro77.12.077.92.075.63.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan81.41.082.01.277.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU70.35.4
  Micropolitan79.41.279.91.471.72.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU72.36.0
  Noncore85.51.886.01.987.22.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish80.00.581.10.675.71.070.93.0DSUDSU82.24.975.92.6
Other60.41.360.51.365.15.058.93.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good77.00.678.10.674.51.064.02.682.64.880.15.775.82.7
Fair/poor83.20.784.30.881.31.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities86.60.787.30.984.91.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities86.10.986.01.087.61.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities71.60.773.10.766.51.260.12.6DSUDSU76.85.662.13.7

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_3-1a: 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_3-1a.html