Table 16_1_6-2c

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_6.2c
People under age 65 with any period of uninsurance during the year, by family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 26.90.542.11.444.31.229.10.912.70.6
Age0-1719.70.823.61.628.91.820.51.410.01.1
18-4436.00.760.61.756.51.537.51.216.40.9
45-6420.90.742.12.043.72.123.91.210.40.7
GenderMale28.70.642.21.746.81.432.11.114.50.8
Female25.10.642.01.541.81.426.01.010.90.7
RaceWhite, single race26.90.646.01.747.01.429.51.012.20.7
Black, single race28.71.033.22.035.72.028.52.216.92.0
Asian, single race23.62.144.37.939.15.922.43.615.52.2
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race42.85.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races21.22.523.43.930.16.226.05.811.42.8
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races23.40.539.51.640.41.425.80.911.80.6
  Non-Hispanic, White22.40.643.42.342.81.825.61.111.10.7
  Non-Hispanic, Black28.51.033.32.035.52.028.22.316.61.9
Hispanic, all races44.51.348.72.154.12.145.02.123.52.7
Education,b ages 18-64Less than high school48.31.255.82.458.62.044.92.127.32.7
High school graduate34.30.956.62.252.11.833.71.416.21.3
At least some college21.00.650.02.646.62.127.21.211.10.6
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed28.30.662.81.954.61.432.61.012.70.6
Not employed35.11.046.52.046.52.031.71.818.31.9
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish23.60.539.81.440.61.425.70.911.90.6
Other48.01.450.53.355.82.251.52.725.02.7
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good26.40.542.11.444.11.328.90.912.70.7
Fair/poor32.61.341.62.545.12.631.32.113.61.8
Activity limitationscBasic activities25.61.434.72.836.53.224.62.412.32.0
Complex activities24.81.529.42.633.93.221.52.712.12.6
Neither basic nor complex activities30.00.660.31.754.61.333.21.013.50.7
U.S. bornYes24.10.538.11.339.91.326.40.911.90.6
No45.01.564.33.662.92.246.52.419.41.9

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_1_6-2c: 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_6-2c.html