Table 14_1_15-2b

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_15.2b
People with a usual source of care for whom health care providers explain and provide all treatment options, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 94.30.394.60.394.60.395.60.592.40.8
65 and over94.10.694.20.694.20.794.91.391.72.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor93.00.793.40.793.
Near poor/low93.50.693.50.793.10.994.01.593.51.0
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school92.60.693.00.792.70.995.
High school graduate94.50.594.60.594.50.696.20.793.21.6
At least some college94.60.494.80.494.80.496.00.792.41.4
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed94.40.494.60.494.60.496.40.691.81.1
Not employed93.80.593.80.693.80.795.
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private94.90.395.10.395.10.496.40.692.91.2
Public only93.10.693.20.892.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only93.
Medicare and private94.40.894.40.894.30.996.32.1DSUDSU
Medicare and other public93.21.493.61.593.
Location of residencecMetropolitan94.10.394.50.394.50.495.40.592.10.8
  Large central metro94.20.594.60.594.30.795.90.892.71.0
  Large fringe metro94.50.694.90.695.00.695.71.389.72.7
  Medium metro93.90.694.00.694.10.793.51.392.91.8
  Small metro93.80.994.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish94.50.394.60.394.60.395.70.593.01.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good94.60.394.90.394.90.396.00.592.30.8
Activity limitationscBasic activities92.40.792.30.792.10.894.41.394.11.8
Complex activities92.40.892.20.992.
Neither basic nor complex activities94.50.394.90.394.80.496.10.591.81.0
U.S. bornYes94.50.394.70.394.60.395.60.592.90.9

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_15-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.