Table 14_1_14-2b

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_14.2b
People with a usual source of care whose health care providers sometimes or never asked them to help make decisions, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.90.515.50.514.50.618.
65 and over15.20.915.10.914.
Family incomeaNegative/poor18.
Near poor/low18.
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school19.
High school graduate16.00.815.60.814.
At least some college15.00.614.80.614.10.715.71.517.92.1
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.40.616.00.614.90.719.41.520.21.5
Not employed16.10.916.
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private15.40.615.10.614.10.717.81.518.71.6
Public only17.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only15.71.515.51.615.71.714.93.418.05.0
Medicare and private13.
Medicare and other public19.
Location of residencecMetropolitan16.40.516.00.614.90.619.61.318.41.2
  Large central metro16.80.716.50.915.
  Large fringe metro14.
  Medium metro17.
  Small metro16.41.615.71.714.61.824.54.423.84.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish15.60.515.40.514.40.618.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good15.50.515.20.514.20.618.31.417.81.2
Activity limitationscBasic activities20.
Complex activities19.
Neither basic nor complex activities15.50.515.10.614.10.618.01.318.31.3
U.S. bornYes15.70.515.30.514.40.618.91.319.21.3

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: 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_14-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.