Table 16_1_6-2b

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_6.2b
People under age 65 with any period of uninsurance during the year, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 26.90.523.40.522.40.628.51.044.51.3
Age0-1719.70.816.90.816.91.017.01.430.01.7
18-4436.00.731.30.729.90.939.11.656.91.6
45-6420.90.718.60.717.40.825.71.541.41.8
GenderMale28.70.625.00.623.70.732.01.246.51.4
Female25.10.621.90.621.00.725.41.242.41.5
Family incomeaNegative/poor42.11.439.51.643.42.333.32.048.72.1
Near poor/low44.31.240.41.442.81.835.52.054.12.1
Middle29.10.925.80.925.61.128.22.345.02.1
High12.70.611.80.611.10.716.61.923.52.7
Education,b ages 18-64Less than high school48.31.240.31.440.81.841.02.562.51.8
High school graduate34.30.930.90.928.91.138.32.055.42.1
At least some college21.00.619.60.618.50.726.51.736.72.0
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed28.30.624.50.623.10.632.41.351.21.5
Not employed35.11.030.51.128.51.338.42.257.02.1
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish23.60.522.90.522.00.628.01.031.71.6
Other48.01.433.22.836.26.441.96.954.21.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good26.40.522.80.521.90.628.21.144.41.3
Fair/poor32.61.329.61.427.81.631.92.646.42.7
Activity limitationscBasic activities25.61.424.91.523.61.630.53.232.94.1
Complex activities24.81.524.21.623.11.829.33.031.34.6
Neither basic nor complex activities30.00.625.70.624.10.734.21.353.41.3
U.S. bornYes24.10.523.00.522.20.627.51.032.51.4
No45.01.527.21.826.63.740.24.061.31.7

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: 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_6-2b: 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_6-2b.html