Table 16_4_5-1a

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_4_5.1a
People with a usual source of care, excluding hospital emergency rooms, who has office hours nights or weekends, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.90.842.80.944.21.444.83.1DSUDSU30.36.344.04.2
Age0–1753.91.254.61.453.22.551.55.4DSUDSUDSUDSU49.85.3
18–4444.11.144.51.242.52.341.93.6DSUDSUDSUDSU38.76.8
45–6437.31.037.11.137.91.843.94.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over27.11.326.51.429.42.938.05.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale44.00.944.01.043.41.747.83.6DSUDSUDSUDSU47.04.9
Female42.00.941.71.044.81.542.43.4DSUDSU32.28.441.64.7
Family incomeaNegative/poor40.91.639.82.043.62.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU31.76.0
Near poor/low40.11.539.41.743.63.035.87.9DSUDSUDSUDSU55.28.0
Middle43.01.243.01.342.92.642.55.7DSUDSUDSUDSU43.26.4
High44.71.144.51.247.22.845.83.7DSUDSUDSUDSU43.57.3
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school37.41.438.51.632.02.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate38.41.138.21.337.71.747.46.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college38.51.037.91.043.92.340.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed41.80.942.01.041.61.741.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSU37.95.7
Not employed37.51.336.81.537.42.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, under age 65Any private46.90.947.11.046.92.144.73.4DSUDSUDSUDSU46.05.2
Public only41.01.439.51.746.32.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU37.85.6
Uninsured40.61.840.72.235.13.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only29.12.027.92.231.94.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private25.81.625.61.726.94.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public28.92.628.33.330.14.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan45.40.945.31.045.91.544.93.1DSUDSU37.08.050.04.3
  Large central metro45.81.144.41.349.91.947.84.6DSUDSUDSUDSU54.16.7
  Large fringe metro52.01.552.61.547.94.248.74.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro39.52.440.12.538.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro40.13.240.53.432.73.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan31.22.031.52.131.24.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan31.12.130.12.246.24.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore31.54.134.24.312.42.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish43.00.943.00.944.11.440.53.5DSUDSU30.86.544.64.2
Other42.01.740.11.746.412.349.34.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good44.40.844.10.946.21.645.23.2DSUDSU31.96.746.64.3
Fair/poor31.51.331.51.632.22.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities28.91.428.41.630.62.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities30.61.629.81.834.42.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities40.20.940.01.040.81.741.63.0DSUDSU31.97.540.65.6

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_4_5-1a: 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_4_5-1a.html