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.
RaceWhite, single race15.50.528.91.528.
Black, single race15.20.817.91.520.21.814.
Asian, single race11.91.527.36.618.34.511.
Multiple races9.11.510.92.711.73.414.64.2DSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races12.30.422.
  Non-Hispanic, White11.80.526.01.823.41.412.
  Non-Hispanic, Black15.30.818.11.520.41.814.
Hispanic, all races29.
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school33.
High school graduate21.60.737.
At least some college10.80.532.82.626.71.913.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.70.543.11.935.91.318.
Not employed22.60.930.51.930.31.820.91.610.41.5
Location of residencecMetropolitan15.20.526.11.326.
  Large central metro17.60.725.41.528.91.819.
  Large fringe metro11.70.825.
  Medium metro15.
  Small metro15.61.523.12.722.72.417.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.20.422.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.80.425.
Activity limitationscBasic activities14.
Complex activities12.
Neither basic nor complex activities18.30.541.41.736.
U.S. bornYes12.30.420.

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