Table 16_1_2-3a

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 16_1_2.3a
People under age 65 with public health insurance only,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 34.00.531.30.549.
Family incomebNegative/poor79.
Near poor/low61.20.960.
Education, ages 25-64Less than high school66.40.865.
High school graduate35.30.732.60.845.51.440.73.2DSUDSU64.95.549.05.2
At least some college17.60.415.90.428.
Location of residencecMetropolitan33.20.530.30.548.
  Large central metro36.90.834.
  Large fringe metro25.80.923.
  Medium metro34.
  Small metro37.41.834.51.853.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)38.71.736.31.855.33.533.88.9DSUDSU71.
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities60.
Complex activities62.
Neither basic nor complex activities26.40.524.50.537.

a Estimates are not adjusted.

b Negative or poor refers to family incomes below the Federal poverty line for a given household size and composition; near poor/low, over 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.

c For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 16_1_2-3a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.