Table 16_1_7-2c

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_7.2c
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.90.559.71.336.
RaceWhite, single race16.40.554.81.634.31.311.
Black, single race34.01.372.01.944.82.416.
Asian, single race12.11.840.38.530.
Multiple races30.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races16.60.559.11.635.01.411.
  Non-Hispanic, White12.90.651.82.431.81.810.
  Non-Hispanic, Black33.81.371.61.944.72.516.
Hispanic, all races30.
Education,b ages 18-64Less than high school25.
High school graduate13.80.743.
At least some college6.40.333.62.518.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.20.329.31.815.
Not employed33.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.90.560.01.435.41.311.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good17.40.558.81.435.
Activity limitationscBasic activities38.11.570.62.851.
Complex activities55.51.773.82.564.
Neither basic nor complex activities8.50.335.31.717.
U.S. bornYes19.60.564.31.439.41.312.

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