Table 16_2_2-1

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_2.1
People under age 65 with private insurance whose family's out-of-pocket medical expenditures were more than 10% of total family income,a United States, 2006-2007
  20072006
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.00.35.00.3
Age0-173.30.44.70.5
18-443.00.34.00.3
45-645.60.56.50.5
GenderMale3.60.34.50.3
Female4.40.35.50.3
RaceWhite, single race4.20.35.40.3
Black, single race2.90.53.30.5
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races4.00.35.10.3
  Non-Hispanic, White4.30.35.50.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black2.90.53.30.5
Hispanic, all races3.90.64.20.8
Family incomebNegative/poor38.43.843.43.1
Near poor/low8.81.210.81.2
Middle4.80.55.00.5
High0.90.21.70.2
Education,c ages 18-64Less than high school5.50.89.61.1
High school graduate5.40.55.20.5
At least some college3.50.34.40.3
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed2.80.23.60.2
Not employed12.81.114.51.0
Health insurancedPrivate, employer sponsored3.60.24.70.3
Private, nongroup15.02.914.02.1
Public onlyDSUDSUDSUDSU
Part-year uninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSU
Full-year uninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan3.70.34.50.3
  Large central metro3.60.53.90.5
  Large fringe metro3.50.53.90.5
  Medium metro3.60.65.60.7
  Small metro5.00.95.61.1
Nonmetropolitan5.70.78.10.8
  Micropolitan6.10.97.71.1
  Noncore4.91.09.01.3
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.00.35.20.3
Other3.90.92.60.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good3.40.24.40.3
Fair/poor12.61.414.41.3
Activity limitations,d ages 18-64Basic activities13.41.612.41.3
Complex activities17.82.021.22.2
Neither basic nor complex activities3.40.24.40.3
U.S. bornYes3.90.3DNCDNC
No4.20.8DNCDNC

a For income, insurance, 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 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_2-1: 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_2-1.html