Table 16_1_5-2b

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_5.2b
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.20.412.30.411.80.515.30.829.51.1
Age0-177.90.66.50.67.00.85.81.013.21.2
18-4421.30.616.70.616.00.721.61.342.01.5
45-6413.30.511.60.510.50.617.01.229.41.6
GenderMale17.40.514.10.513.30.618.41.133.01.4
Female13.00.410.60.410.30.512.50.925.71.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor25.21.122.61.226.01.818.11.532.02.3
Near poor/low26.41.022.21.123.41.420.41.837.31.9
Middle15.80.713.00.712.80.914.41.629.31.8
High6.60.55.90.55.70.68.31.414.52.2
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school33.61.124.61.325.11.723.32.149.82.0
High school graduate21.60.718.90.717.50.924.31.638.02.0
At least some college10.80.59.70.59.10.513.91.223.41.7
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.70.513.30.512.50.518.11.137.61.5
Not employed22.60.918.60.917.31.124.61.841.32.3
Location of residencecMetropolitan15.20.512.00.511.50.614.90.929.61.2
  Large central metro17.60.712.50.711.61.015.51.330.41.4
  Large fringe metro11.70.89.10.78.10.815.11.529.52.7
  Medium metro15.91.113.80.914.01.114.11.829.03.9
  Small metro15.61.514.61.515.21.712.61.824.23.4
Nonmetropolitan14.90.913.80.913.11.018.62.227.92.6
  Micropolitan14.51.113.41.112.71.118.53.228.23.5
  Noncore15.61.514.61.713.71.718.82.927.32.7
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.20.411.80.411.40.514.70.816.21.1
Other33.71.520.12.926.57.128.06.439.41.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.80.411.90.411.40.514.90.929.31.2
Fair/poor19.71.017.31.016.31.219.22.231.12.7
Activity limitationscBasic activities14.41.214.41.213.61.317.32.715.03.2
Complex activities12.81.112.71.212.31.314.72.413.73.3
Neither basic nor complex activities18.30.514.40.513.40.619.91.139.51.4
U.S. bornYes12.30.411.80.411.50.514.10.815.70.9
No33.41.517.11.618.33.328.23.548.41.8

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: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_1_5-2b: 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_5-2b.html