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 15.20.415.50.515.20.811.91.5DSUDSU20.74.39.11.5
Age0-177.90.68.70.75.91.05.51.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-4421.30.621.90.721.41.313.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSU17.33.2
45-6413.30.512.80.616.91.214.62.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale17.40.517.50.618.31.014.82.0DSUDSU26.66.011.02.5
Female13.00.413.40.512.50.99.21.5DSUDSU15.34.67.51.6
Family incomeaNegative/poor25.21.128.91.517.91.527.36.6DSUDSUDSUDSU10.92.7
Near poor/low26.41.028.61.120.21.818.34.5DSUDSUDSUDSU11.73.4
Middle15.80.716.20.814.51.611.92.6DSUDSUDSUDSU14.64.2
High6.60.56.50.58.31.46.81.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school33.61.136.21.423.22.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate21.60.721.10.824.11.620.33.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college10.80.510.50.513.91.210.11.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.70.516.80.618.01.111.91.8DSUDSU27.35.814.93.2
Not employed22.60.922.71.024.31.819.53.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan15.20.515.70.614.80.911.11.5DSUDSU21.74.98.31.5
  Large central metro17.60.718.90.915.51.312.72.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro11.70.811.50.915.01.510.02.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro15.91.116.51.313.91.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU10.63.1
  Small metro15.61.516.31.612.51.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan14.90.914.40.918.52.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan14.51.114.11.218.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore15.61.514.91.618.82.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.20.411.90.414.60.89.41.8DSUDSU16.13.88.71.5
Other33.71.537.81.726.66.014.42.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.80.415.10.514.80.911.31.4DSUDSU18.64.58.41.6
Fair/poor19.71.019.61.219.02.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities14.41.213.81.317.12.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities12.81.112.61.314.42.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities18.30.518.30.619.91.113.61.8DSUDSU27.05.516.73.2
U.S. bornYes12.30.412.10.414.00.89.61.9DSUDSU16.83.88.81.5
No33.41.540.91.927.33.412.81.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_1_5-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_1_5-2a.html