Table 16_2_2-2b

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_2.2b
People under age 65 with private insurance whose family's out-of-pocket 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 4.00.34.00.34.30.32.90.53.90.6
Age0-173.30.43.20.53.30.5DSUDSU4.21.1
18-443.00.32.90.33.10.3DSUDSU3.90.7
45-645.60.55.80.56.10.54.51.03.40.9
GenderMale3.60.33.60.33.70.32.50.73.40.6
Female4.40.34.40.34.80.43.20.64.40.8
Family incomebNegative/poor38.43.840.44.248.95.216.64.927.26.7
Near poor/low8.81.210.01.412.31.95.61.5DSUDSU
Middle4.80.55.00.65.40.7DSUDSU4.11.1
High0.90.20.90.21.00.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,c ages 18-64Less than high school5.50.86.11.06.31.2DSUDSU3.70.9
High school graduate5.40.55.50.55.80.63.70.94.51.2
At least some college3.50.33.60.33.90.3DSUDSU3.10.8
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed2.80.22.80.23.10.31.50.42.70.5
Not employed12.81.113.11.213.51.314.33.19.72.4
Health insurancedPrivate, employer sponsored3.60.23.60.33.70.32.70.53.70.6
Private, nongroup15.02.915.03.015.33.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Part-year uninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Full-year uninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan3.70.33.70.34.00.32.60.53.40.6
  Large central metro3.60.53.50.53.60.73.10.93.70.9
  Large fringe metro3.50.53.60.53.80.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro3.60.63.70.74.20.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro5.00.94.90.94.91.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.70.75.50.75.50.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan6.10.95.90.96.10.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore4.91.04.71.14.51.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.00.34.00.34.20.32.80.53.60.8
Other3.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU3.91.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good3.40.23.40.23.60.32.40.53.70.7
Fair/poor12.61.413.61.614.81.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities13.41.613.91.714.31.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities17.82.018.72.219.02.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities3.40.23.40.23.70.32.50.53.60.6
U.S. bornYes3.90.34.00.34.10.32.90.63.50.7
No4.20.84.31.1DSUDSUDSUDSU4.00.9

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.

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_2-2b: 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_2-2b.html