Table 16_1_5-2a

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_5.2a
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.20.415.50.515.20.811.91.5DSUDSU20.
Family incomeaNegative/poor25.
Near poor/low26.
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school33.
High school graduate21.60.721.10.824.11.620.33.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college10.80.510.50.513.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.70.516.80.618.
Not employed22.60.922.
Location of residencecMetropolitan15.20.515.70.614.80.911.11.5DSUDSU21.
  Large central metro17.60.718.90.915.51.312.72.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro11.70.811.50.915.01.510.02.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro15.
  Small metro15.61.516.31.612.51.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.20.411.90.414.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.80.415.10.514.80.911.31.4DSUDSU18.
Activity limitationscBasic activities14.
Complex activities12.
Neither basic nor complex activities18.30.518.30.619.
U.S. bornYes12.30.412.10.414.

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_5-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.