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 18.90.516.40.534.01.312.11.8DSUDSU35.45.030.93.0
Age0-1736.91.132.61.259.22.124.84.1DSUDSUDSUDSU42.54.6
18-4412.40.410.60.522.81.38.81.6DSUDSUDSUDSU22.83.3
45-6411.20.510.00.520.31.47.21.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale16.90.514.70.530.71.411.32.0DSUDSU28.95.629.13.6
Female21.00.618.10.637.01.512.82.2DSUDSU41.37.032.43.5
Family incomeaNegative/poor59.71.354.81.672.01.940.38.5DSUDSUDSUDSU75.25.5
Near poor/low36.11.234.31.344.82.430.76.0DSUDSUDSUDSU43.96.6
Middle12.20.611.40.716.21.69.52.8DSUDSUDSUDSU19.94.3
High3.40.33.20.35.81.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b ages 18-64Less than high school25.01.021.21.043.72.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate13.80.712.30.719.91.415.13.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college6.40.35.70.313.21.34.71.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.20.35.30.312.10.94.61.0DSUDSU16.74.88.51.8
Not employed33.71.030.71.151.72.220.83.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.90.513.70.533.61.36.71.5DSUDSU35.55.731.33.1
Other30.31.532.31.645.07.318.23.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good17.40.514.90.532.11.311.61.8DSUDSU36.65.830.03.1
Fair/poor35.31.332.61.551.62.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities38.11.534.51.754.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities55.51.752.62.068.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities8.50.37.20.316.61.06.51.2DSUDSU20.25.412.32.3
U.S. bornYes19.60.516.40.535.41.317.72.8DSUDSU38.35.331.43.1
No13.40.814.70.915.52.79.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_1_7-2a: 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_7-2a.html