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
Age18–4417.60.2
45–6413.60.2
65 and over4.80.1
GenderMale12.30.2
Female15.80.2
RaceaWhite12.30.1
Black20.00.5
Asian11.81.1
NHOPI19.72.6
AI/AN21.41.2
Other/missing24.50.7
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, White only10.90.1
Non-Hispanic, Black only19.90.5
Non-Hispanic, other race only23.60.5
Non-Hispanic, multiracial15.60.8
Hispanic19.81.1
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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/18_populations/T18_3_4-1a.html