Table 16_2_1-2c

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_2_1.2c
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 family income,b United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 16.30.429.61.423.61.218.70.96.70.4
Age0-1715.60.723.81.820.21.718.31.54.40.8
18-4412.90.525.21.618.51.213.40.95.60.5
45-6421.80.650.52.240.02.028.41.49.20.7
GenderMale15.20.529.41.722.91.317.40.96.00.5
Female17.40.529.91.524.41.420.11.17.50.5
RaceWhite, single race16.80.532.11.825.31.520.11.16.90.5
Black, single race14.30.922.01.917.11.912.71.65.11.5
Asian, single race16.01.942.99.228.27.016.43.76.61.8
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race9.92.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races15.22.233.36.521.45.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races17.00.533.81.727.51.520.11.06.80.5
  Non-Hispanic, White17.80.640.82.331.82.022.31.37.00.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black14.30.922.11.917.42.012.51.65.21.5
Hispanic, all races12.80.818.92.013.81.611.81.55.91.2
Education,c ages 18-64Less than high school17.40.823.51.820.71.614.31.49.31.7
High school graduate19.30.637.62.322.91.620.41.39.01.0
At least some college14.60.543.22.633.12.319.51.16.50.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed13.30.426.91.722.31.316.80.96.30.4
Not employed29.10.940.02.033.72.128.81.914.91.5
Health insurancedPrivate, employer sponsored15.80.656.83.940.12.422.31.26.00.5
Private, nongroup46.74.1DSUDSUDSUDSU52.57.424.04.7
Public only15.61.019.81.612.21.410.71.8DSUDSU
Part-year uninsured17.01.033.62.519.82.111.71.57.41.5
Full-year uninsured13.60.927.72.512.71.48.01.37.51.5
Location of residenceeMetropolitan15.40.428.91.722.01.318.10.96.50.5
  Large central metro14.00.724.62.018.91.616.21.55.50.7
  Large fringe metro14.90.931.23.924.43.119.11.87.60.9
  Medium metro16.91.029.34.125.02.618.81.96.71.0
  Small metro18.21.538.84.422.34.020.33.25.71.2
Nonmetropolitan21.11.232.82.830.73.721.42.38.11.3
  Micropolitan21.81.435.53.630.24.523.53.07.61.4
  Noncore19.72.227.84.031.95.118.03.6DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.70.533.01.526.51.519.81.06.70.5
Other13.11.118.42.614.51.911.72.26.41.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good15.00.426.71.522.31.217.90.96.30.5
Fair/poor30.51.245.02.334.62.728.82.413.91.9
Activity limitationseBasic activities31.61.444.02.738.83.533.62.715.42.2
Complex activities34.91.643.42.837.03.435.23.419.43.4
Neither basic nor complex activities14.80.431.01.623.81.217.30.96.70.4
U.S. bornYes16.60.530.41.525.31.419.51.06.80.5
No13.80.925.33.016.71.913.81.65.71.1

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: 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_1-2c: 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_1-2c.html