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
Family incomeaNegative/poor25.
Near poor/low26.
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school33.
High school graduate21.60.718.90.717.50.924.31.638.02.0
At least some college10.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.70.513.30.512.50.518.
Not employed22.60.918.60.917.
Location of residencecMetropolitan15.20.512.00.511.50.614.90.929.61.2
  Large central metro17.60.712.50.711.
  Large fringe metro11.
  Medium metro15.
  Small metro15.61.514.61.515.21.712.61.824.23.4
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.20.411.80.411.40.514.70.816.21.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.80.411.90.411.40.514.90.929.31.2
Activity limitationscBasic activities14.
Complex activities12.
Neither basic nor complex activities18.30.514.40.513.40.619.
U.S. bornYes12.30.411.80.411.50.514.10.815.70.9

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 16_1_5-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.