Table 16_1_7-1

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_7.1
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, United States, 2002-2007
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.90.518.30.518.30.517.90.517.70.517.10.5
RaceWhite, single race16.40.515.60.515.70.515.40.514.80.514.40.5
Black, single race34.01.333.
Asian, single race12.11.811.81.711.51.812.
AI/AN, single race35.
Multiple races30.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races16.60.516.00.516.00.515.80.515.80.515.40.6
  Non-Hispanic, White12.90.612.20.512.40.512.20.511.80.511.70.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black33.81.333.
Hispanic, all races30.
Family incomeaNegative/poor59.71.358.81.358.
Near poor/low36.
EducationbLess than high school25.
High school graduate13.80.713.60.613.20.613.40.612.70.512.20.5
At least some college6.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.
Not employed33.
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private4.
Public only100010001000100010001000
Location of residencecMetropolitan18.30.517.60.517.70.617.00.616.90.516.60.6
  Large central metro20.90.720.80.921.
  Large fringe metro13.
  Medium metro19.
  Small metro20.41.519.01.718.81.818.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.90.516.70.516.60.516.20.516.00.515.90.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good17.40.516.60.516.50.516.20.515.90.515.40.5
Activity limitationscBasic activities38.11.539.01.339.61.636.61.438.81.638.51.5
Complex activities55.51.754.41.550.71.749.61.453.51.653.51.6
Neither basic nor complex activities8.

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_7-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.