Table 16_1_5-1

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_5.1
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, United States, 2002-2007
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.20.414.30.414.10.414.00.413.70.413.40.4
RaceWhite, single race15.50.514.40.413.80.413.90.413.60.413.40.4
Black, single race15.20.814.60.715.60.815.
Asian, single race11.91.512.
AI/AN, single race20.74.320.53.320.63.323.
Multiple races9.11.512.31.715.81.816.12.510.71.911.91.7
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races12.30.411.50.411.40.311.30.411.20.410.80.4
  Non-Hispanic, White11.80.510.80.410.30.410.30.410.30.410.10.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black15.30.814.50.715.10.815.
Hispanic, all races29.
Family incomeaNegative/poor25.
Near poor/low26.
EducationbLess than high school33.
High school graduate21.60.720.90.619.10.618.30.718.30.716.80.6
At least some college10.80.510.00.510.00.510.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.70.516.50.515.80.515.40.515.30.414.30.4
Not employed22.60.921.10.822.00.821.70.820.50.820.80.8
Location of residencecMetropolitan15.20.514.10.414.00.413.80.413.50.413.30.4
  Large central metro17.60.717.40.817.80.817.60.816.20.715.60.6
  Large fringe metro11.70.811.60.811.10.610.90.610.60.710.20.8
  Medium metro15.
  Small metro15.61.513.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.20.411.50.411.20.311.40.411.10.310.80.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.80.413.90.413.70.413.60.413.30.413.10.4
Activity limitationscBasic activities14.
Complex activities12.
Neither basic nor complex activities18.30.517.50.517.20.516.60.516.60.515.80.4

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 16_1_5-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.