Table 16_1_7-2b

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_7.2b
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.90.516.60.512.90.633.81.330.51.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor59.71.359.11.651.82.471.61.961.22.2
Near poor/low36.
Education,b ages 18-64Less than high school25.
High school graduate13.80.713.90.812.10.919.71.413.51.2
At least some college6.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.
Not employed33.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.90.516.10.512.40.533.31.326.81.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good17.40.514.90.511.20.631.91.330.31.1
Activity limitationscBasic activities38.11.537.01.633.01.854.63.649.54.3
Complex activities55.51.755.01.851.
Neither basic nor complex activities8.
U.S. bornYes19.60.517.00.512.90.635.11.340.41.4

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