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.
RaceWhite, single race26.90.646.01.747.01.429.
Black, single race28.
Asian, single race23.
Multiple races21.22.523.43.930.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races23.40.539.51.640.41.425.80.911.80.6
  Non-Hispanic, White22.40.643.42.342.81.825.
  Non-Hispanic, Black28.
Hispanic, all races44.51.348.
Education,b ages 18-64Less than high school48.
High school graduate34.30.956.
At least some college21.00.650.02.646.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed28.30.662.81.954.61.432.
Not employed35.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish23.60.539.81.440.61.425.70.911.90.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good26.40.542.11.444.11.328.90.912.70.7
Activity limitationscBasic activities25.61.434.72.836.
Complex activities24.81.529.42.633.
Neither basic nor complex activities30.00.660.31.754.61.333.
U.S. bornYes24.10.538.11.339.91.326.40.911.90.6

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