Table 16_1_7-2a

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_7.2a
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.90.516.40.534.01.312.11.8DSUDSU35.
Family incomeaNegative/poor59.71.354.81.672.01.940.38.5DSUDSUDSUDSU75.25.5
Near poor/low36.
Education,b ages 18-64Less than high school25.
High school graduate13.80.712.30.719.91.415.13.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college6.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.
Not employed33.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.90.513.70.533.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good17.40.514.90.532.11.311.61.8DSUDSU36.65.830.03.1
Activity limitationscBasic activities38.11.534.51.754.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities55.51.752.
Neither basic nor complex activities8.
U.S. bornYes19.60.516.40.535.41.317.72.8DSUDSU38.35.331.43.1

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_7-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.