Table 16_1_2-3b

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_2.3b
People under age 65 with public health insurance only,a by ethnicity, United States, 2008
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 34.00.528.90.524.50.548.
Family incomebNegative/poor79.
Near poor/low61.20.956.
Education, ages 25-64Less than high school66.40.860.
High school graduate35.30.733.10.729.60.845.41.449.81.5
At least some college17.60.416.50.414.50.428.
Location of residencecMetropolitan33.20.527.30.522.30.647.
  Large central metro36.90.828.20.820.30.947.81.560.31.1
  Large fringe metro25.80.922.00.918.
  Medium metro34.
  Small metro37.41.834.61.931.51.953.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)38.71.736.41.633.61.755.33.566.84.4
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities60.
Complex activities62.
Neither basic nor complex activities26.40.522.70.519.90.537.

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.

Key: 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_2-3b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.