Table 16_2_1-1

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_2_1.1
People under age 65 whose family's out-of-pocket health insurance premiums and medical expenditures were more than 10% of total family income,a United States, 2006-2007
  20072006
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 16.30.417.50.4
Age0-1715.60.717.30.7
18-4412.90.513.80.5
45-6421.80.623.00.7
GenderMale15.20.516.30.5
Female17.40.518.60.5
RaceWhite, single race16.80.518.00.5
Black, single race14.30.915.70.8
Asian, single race16.01.912.72.0
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSU17.54.4
AI/AN, single race9.92.724.55.4
Multiple races15.22.214.31.9
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races17.00.518.00.5
  Non-Hispanic, White17.80.618.90.6
  Non-Hispanic, Black14.30.915.70.8
Hispanic, all races12.80.814.90.7
Family incomebNegative/poor29.61.433.91.4
Near poor/low23.61.223.61.2
Middle18.70.918.80.9
High6.70.48.20.6
Education,c ages 18-64Less than high school17.40.820.70.8
High school graduate19.30.620.10.6
At least some college14.60.515.00.6
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed13.30.413.90.4
Not employed29.10.931.80.9
Health insurancedPrivate, employer sponsored15.80.616.90.6
Private, nongroup46.74.151.53.5
Public only15.61.018.00.9
Part-year uninsured17.01.016.91.0
Full-year uninsured13.60.914.20.9
Location of residenceeMetropolitan15.40.416.50.5
  Large central metro14.00.714.30.7
  Large fringe metro14.90.915.50.9
  Medium metro16.91.020.01.0
  Small metro18.21.518.51.8
Nonmetropolitan21.11.222.91.2
  Micropolitan21.81.422.11.5
  Noncore19.72.224.42.3
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.70.518.10.5
Other13.11.112.71.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good15.00.416.00.4
Fair/poor30.51.233.11.2
Activity limitationseBasic activities31.61.434.11.4
Complex activities34.91.640.21.6
Neither basic nor complex activities14.80.415.50.4
U.S. bornYes16.60.5DNCDNC
No13.80.9DNCDNC

a For income, expenditures, and premiums, a family is defined in terms of health insurance eligibility units (HIEUs). For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

b 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.

c 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.

d Insurance categories are defined hierarchically in the order shown. For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

e For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

DNC - Data have not been collected.

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_2_1-1: 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_2_1-1.html