Table 14_1_15-2c

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_15.2c
People with a usual source of care for whom health care providers explain and provide all treatment options, by family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 94.30.393.00.793.50.694.10.595.20.4
65 and over94.10.693.51.693.
RaceWhite, single race94.30.392.80.993.30.794.00.595.10.4
Black, single race95.60.595.
Asian, single race92.51.8DSUDSU95.42.595.41.791.33.1
Multiple races94.01.587.24.594.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races94.60.393.40.793.50.794.40.595.40.4
  Non-Hispanic, White94.60.393.
  Non-Hispanic, Black95.60.595.
Hispanic, all races92.40.891.71.693.
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school92.60.691.21.392.
High school graduate94.50.593.
At least some college94.60.491.81.694.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed94.40.491.21.493.
Not employed93.80.592.
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private94.90.395.
Public only93.10.692.60.993.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only93.
Medicare and private94.40.893.
Medicare and other public93.21.494.51.990.12.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan94.10.392.80.793.50.793.80.594.90.5
  Large central metro94.20.594.
  Large fringe metro94.50.692.81.795.
  Medium metro93.90.691.21.492.21.394.10.895.21.1
  Small metro93.80.991.22.392.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish94.50.393.50.793.50.794.10.595.40.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good94.60.393.50.793.60.794.40.595.40.4
Activity limitationscBasic activities92.40.789.41.993.01.392.
Complex activities92.40.889.71.893.71.592.71.693.51.8
Neither basic nor complex activities94.50.392.80.994.10.794.30.595.10.5
U.S. bornYes94.50.393.20.793.50.794.30.595.50.4

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