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
Age�0-1736.91.131.41.224.01.359.12.157.21.7
18-4412.40.411.70.59.10.622.61.315.81.0
45-6411.20.510.70.59.40.520.31.515.11.2
GenderMale16.90.514.70.611.50.630.41.427.31.0
Female21.00.618.50.614.40.636.91.534.01.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor59.71.359.11.651.82.471.61.961.22.2
Near poor/low36.11.235.01.431.81.844.72.538.81.7
Middle12.20.611.40.710.10.816.01.616.31.5
High3.40.33.20.33.00.35.81.25.31.2
Education,b ages 18-64Less than high school25.01.027.11.321.51.443.62.621.21.4
High school graduate13.80.713.90.812.10.919.71.413.51.2
At least some college6.40.36.10.35.20.313.11.310.01.3
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.20.35.60.34.40.312.10.99.80.8
Not employed33.71.033.71.129.91.251.42.333.71.9
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.90.516.10.512.40.533.31.326.81.6
Other30.31.523.74.1DSUDSU48.27.633.01.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good17.40.514.90.511.20.631.91.330.31.1
Fair/poor35.31.335.81.532.61.751.32.833.02.3
Activity limitationscBasic activities38.11.537.01.633.01.854.63.649.54.3
Complex activities55.51.755.01.851.72.168.03.360.95.0
Neither basic nor complex activities8.50.37.60.45.80.416.51.013.40.8
U.S. bornYes19.60.517.00.512.90.635.11.340.41.4
No13.40.810.01.29.41.815.82.816.51.1

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: 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_7-2b: 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_7-2b.html