Table 16_1_5-2d

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_5.2d
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by education,a United States, 2007
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 17.90.533.61.121.60.710.80.5
Age18-4421.20.636.81.426.91.012.10.6
45-6413.20.526.91.414.60.99.10.7
GenderMale21.00.637.71.424.81.012.40.7
Female15.00.528.61.418.30.89.50.5
RaceWhite, single race18.00.536.21.421.10.810.50.5
Black, single race19.60.923.22.124.11.613.91.2
Asian, single race13.71.8DSUDSU20.33.810.11.9
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race26.44.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races15.32.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races14.40.524.61.318.90.79.70.5
  Non-Hispanic, White13.40.525.11.717.50.99.10.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black19.70.923.32.124.31.613.91.2
Hispanic, all races38.51.349.82.038.02.023.41.7
Family incomebNegative/poor36.81.538.82.337.72.232.82.6
Near poor/low34.21.241.31.934.91.826.71.9
Middle18.70.732.72.119.31.113.20.9
High6.90.515.62.410.41.05.00.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.60.536.91.420.70.89.70.5
Not employed22.70.927.81.524.11.417.31.3
Location of residencecMetropolitan17.80.534.31.422.10.810.70.5
  Large central metro20.60.838.92.125.01.312.30.9
  Large fringe metro13.30.826.82.518.91.57.80.7
  Medium metro18.71.233.33.122.11.811.71.1
  Small metro18.91.633.54.421.12.111.82.0
Nonmetropolitan18.51.130.42.219.61.711.81.3
  Micropolitan17.81.432.32.818.72.310.61.5
  Noncore19.91.927.13.621.52.914.42.4
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.40.424.41.219.00.79.50.5
Other42.21.753.62.344.02.926.12.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good17.60.535.11.321.40.710.50.5
Fair/poor20.81.026.82.022.81.714.31.7
Activity limitationscBasic activities14.41.221.62.914.51.910.11.6
Complex activities12.91.116.12.113.11.910.21.9
Neither basic nor complex activities18.20.535.41.222.30.710.90.5
U.S. bornYes14.70.425.31.219.00.79.60.5
No33.41.550.82.338.92.317.81.5

a Persons age 18 and over. 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.

b 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.

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_5-2d: 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_5-2d.html