Table 16_1_6-2a

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_6.2a
People under age 65 with any period of uninsurance during the year, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 26.90.526.90.628.
Family incomeaNegative/poor42.11.446.01.733.
Near poor/low44.
Education,b ages 18-64Less than high school48.
High school graduate34.30.933.
At least some college21.00.620.30.626.61.622.32.5DSUDSUDSUDSU20.74.4
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed28.30.627.90.732.41.323.62.2DSUDSU46.25.725.83.6
Not employed35.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish23.60.522.90.628.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good26.40.526.40.628.
Activity limitationscBasic activities25.61.424.51.531.33.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities24.81.524.11.729.73.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities30.00.629.60.734.
U.S. bornYes24.10.523.50.627.

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_6-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.