Table 14_1_11-2a

2010 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 14_1_11.2a
Rating of 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10 of health care by adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.30.412.70.516.
65 and over9.
Family incomeaNegative/poor20.11.320.31.521.32.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low15.80.915.
EducationbLess than high school18.
High school graduate14.60.813.80.917.81.717.54.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college11.10.510.80.511.61.515.22.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed13.60.613.10.614.71.417.42.4DSUDSUDSUDSU14.83.8
Not employed17.60.916.
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private12.10.511.70.613.21.415.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSU17.24.0
Public only22.01.422.81.818.62.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only10.
Medicare and private7.
Medicare and other public14.92.513.13.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan13.20.512.50.516.
  Large central metro14.20.713.60.816.21.516.22.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro13.00.812.80.912.71.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro12.
  Small metro13.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish13.30.512.60.516.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good11.50.411.00.514.
Activity limitationscBasic activities16.40.915.
Complex activities21.11.320.71.520.02.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities12.60.512.10.515.
U.S. bornYes13.30.512.70.516.

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 B: Detailed Methods.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_11-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.