Table 18_3_4-1a

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 18_3_4.1a
Adults who needed to see a doctor but could not because of cost in the past 12 months, United States, 2008
Population group PercentSE
Total 14.10.1
65 and over4.80.1
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, White only10.90.1
Non-Hispanic, Black only19.90.5
Non-Hispanic, other race only23.60.5
Non-Hispanic, multiracial15.60.8
EducationbLess than high school26.10.5
High school graduate16.10.3
Some college15.00.3
Family incomeLess than $15,00031.30.6
$15,000 to less than $25,00026.90.4
$25,000 to less than $35,00019.90.5
$35,000 to less than $50,00013.80.4
$50,000 or more5.50.1

a This is preferred race which includes people of mixed race who identified a particular race, to be the one that best represents their identity.

b Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and some college, more than 12 years of education.

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, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 18_3_4-1a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.