Table 16_2_1-2b

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_2_1.2b
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 by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 16.30.417.00.517.80.614.30.912.80.8
Age0-1715.60.716.20.917.31.213.51.313.41.2
18-4412.90.513.50.514.00.611.61.010.20.8
45-6421.80.622.10.722.60.720.01.618.71.4
GenderMale15.20.515.90.516.30.614.91.211.70.9
Female17.40.518.00.619.20.713.81.114.10.8
Family incomebNegative/poor29.61.433.81.740.82.322.11.918.92.0
Near poor/low23.61.227.51.531.82.017.42.013.81.6
Middle18.70.920.11.022.31.312.51.611.81.5
High6.70.46.80.57.00.55.21.55.91.2
Education,c ages 18-64Less than high school17.40.820.51.121.41.316.91.912.01.0
High school graduate19.30.620.40.721.40.818.21.512.41.2
At least some college14.60.514.70.515.30.611.01.213.51.3
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed13.30.413.80.414.50.511.30.910.10.8
Not employed29.10.931.01.032.61.225.52.020.11.6
Health insurancedPrivate, employer sponsored15.80.615.80.616.30.713.41.315.81.5
Private, nongroup46.74.146.04.247.54.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only15.61.016.71.318.71.913.81.712.81.2
Part-year uninsured17.01.018.01.117.91.417.62.112.91.5
Full-year uninsured13.60.916.01.117.01.414.01.58.51.0
Location of residenceeMetropolitan15.40.416.00.516.70.613.61.012.60.8
  Large central metro14.00.715.20.815.71.113.21.411.00.9
  Large fringe metro14.90.915.51.015.71.114.42.010.71.9
  Medium metro16.91.016.91.018.11.212.01.916.92.9
  Small metro18.21.517.81.618.31.716.83.721.73.7
Nonmetropolitan21.11.221.51.322.01.520.63.215.62.1
  Micropolitan21.81.422.31.523.11.620.13.815.72.7
  Noncore19.72.220.02.319.92.721.64.215.53.7
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.70.516.90.517.70.614.51.014.41.2
Other13.11.117.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSU11.40.9
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good15.00.415.60.516.30.612.80.911.80.8
Fair/poor30.51.232.11.434.11.628.12.623.32.1
Activity limitationseBasic activities31.61.431.91.532.81.830.63.228.73.7
Complex activities34.91.635.11.737.02.127.33.232.74.6
Neither basic nor complex activities14.80.415.40.516.00.512.90.911.50.7
U.S. bornYes16.60.517.00.517.80.614.31.013.50.9
No13.80.916.31.416.42.514.42.811.60.9

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.

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_2_1-2b: 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_2_1-2b.html