Table 16_1_5-2c

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_5.2c
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.20.425.21.126.41.015.80.76.60.5
Age0-177.90.68.11.111.31.18.31.05.10.8
18-4421.30.638.91.836.41.421.00.98.40.8
45-6413.30.532.41.930.31.814.70.95.50.5
GenderMale17.40.527.41.529.41.219.40.97.90.6
Female13.00.423.41.223.61.112.00.75.20.5
RaceWhite, single race15.50.528.91.528.61.116.20.86.50.5
Black, single race15.20.817.91.520.21.814.51.68.31.4
Asian, single race11.91.527.36.618.34.511.92.66.81.5
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race20.74.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races9.11.510.92.711.73.414.64.2DSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races12.30.422.61.222.21.113.00.75.90.5
  Non-Hispanic, White11.80.526.01.823.41.412.80.95.70.6
  Non-Hispanic, Black15.30.818.11.520.41.814.41.68.31.4
Hispanic, all races29.51.132.02.337.31.929.31.814.52.2
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school33.61.138.82.341.31.932.72.115.62.4
High school graduate21.60.737.72.234.91.819.31.110.41.0
At least some college10.80.532.82.626.71.913.20.95.00.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.70.543.11.935.91.318.20.86.40.5
Not employed22.60.930.51.930.31.820.91.610.41.5
Location of residencecMetropolitan15.20.526.11.326.81.116.40.86.50.5
  Large central metro17.60.725.41.528.91.819.51.57.30.7
  Large fringe metro11.70.825.23.125.62.512.61.15.80.8
  Medium metro15.91.129.63.825.92.015.41.46.31.5
  Small metro15.61.523.12.722.72.417.93.17.21.6
Nonmetropolitan14.90.921.52.125.02.113.01.36.91.2
  Micropolitan14.51.120.62.425.42.612.91.75.91.2
  Noncore15.61.523.23.224.14.113.22.29.22.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.20.422.41.121.91.012.50.65.90.5
Other33.71.534.93.040.12.236.62.715.82.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.80.425.11.226.11.115.60.76.50.5
Fair/poor19.71.025.22.128.92.418.21.87.71.4
Activity limitationscBasic activities14.41.220.12.523.42.913.12.05.21.4
Complex activities12.81.116.92.116.02.510.02.0DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities18.30.541.41.736.01.219.30.87.00.5
U.S. bornYes12.30.420.51.021.11.012.70.76.00.5
No33.41.550.83.848.22.334.92.411.31.6

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_1_5-2c: 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_5-2c.html