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 26.90.526.90.628.71.023.62.1DSUDSU42.85.121.22.5
Age0-1719.70.820.30.917.61.416.23.2DSUDSUDSUDSU15.33.7
18-4436.00.736.00.839.01.628.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSU32.93.8
45-6420.90.720.20.726.01.521.32.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale28.70.628.50.732.11.225.42.5DSUDSU44.25.721.23.1
Female25.10.625.20.725.71.221.92.5DSUDSU41.47.321.13.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor42.11.446.01.733.22.044.37.9DSUDSUDSUDSU23.43.9
Near poor/low44.31.247.01.435.72.039.15.9DSUDSUDSUDSU30.16.2
Middle29.10.929.51.028.52.222.43.6DSUDSUDSUDSU26.05.8
High12.70.612.20.716.92.015.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSU11.42.8
Education,b ages 18-64Less than high school48.31.250.71.440.92.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate34.30.933.41.138.32.034.54.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
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 employed35.11.034.71.238.92.232.74.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish23.60.522.90.628.21.017.92.5DSUDSU39.45.520.82.6
Other48.01.452.01.640.86.629.83.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good26.40.526.40.628.41.023.02.1DSUDSU39.75.519.82.4
Fair/poor32.61.331.91.432.22.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities25.61.424.51.531.33.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities24.81.524.11.729.73.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities30.00.629.60.734.11.226.02.3DSUDSU47.45.327.53.5
U.S. bornYes24.10.523.50.627.71.022.32.9DSUDSU41.65.220.82.6
No45.01.552.61.940.23.924.32.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_1_6-2a: 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_6-2a.html