Table 16_2_2-2d

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_2.2d
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 education,b United States, 2007
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.20.35.50.85.40.53.50.3
Age18-443.00.33.80.84.10.62.50.3
45-645.60.58.11.76.50.84.80.5
GenderMale3.70.34.50.94.40.63.30.4
Female4.70.36.71.16.40.73.70.4
RaceWhite, single race4.50.35.60.95.70.63.80.3
Black, single race2.90.6DSUDSU3.60.92.20.6
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races4.30.36.11.05.50.53.60.3
  Non-Hispanic, White4.60.36.31.25.80.63.90.3
  Non-Hispanic, Black3.00.6DSUDSU3.70.9DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races3.70.63.70.94.51.23.10.8
Family incomecNegative/poor40.53.931.55.738.06.447.35.6
Near poor/low10.51.36.41.611.42.111.72.1
Middle5.10.54.51.25.00.95.20.7
High1.10.2DSUDSU1.80.40.90.2
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed2.80.22.60.63.40.42.60.2
Not employed12.71.112.62.216.32.110.81.4
Health insurancedPrivate, employer sponsored3.80.24.70.84.90.53.10.3
Private, nongroup15.82.6DSUDSUDSUDSU13.63.1
Public onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Part-year uninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Full-year uninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan3.90.35.50.95.30.63.10.3
  Large central metro3.50.45.51.34.70.82.80.5
  Large fringe metro4.00.5DSUDSU5.41.03.30.5
  Medium metro3.80.6DSUDSU5.71.32.80.5
  Small metro5.10.9DSUDSU5.91.54.01.0
Nonmetropolitan6.20.75.31.55.51.36.91.0
  Micropolitan6.60.9DSUDSU5.81.67.91.4
  Noncore5.21.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.20.36.11.05.10.53.60.3
Other4.10.9DSUDSU7.72.1DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good3.50.23.70.64.80.52.90.3
Fair/poor13.31.518.14.111.02.213.52.2
Activity limitationsdBasic activities13.51.6DSUDSU11.82.512.02.0
Complex activities17.72.1DSUDSU17.03.516.93.0
Neither basic nor complex activities3.40.23.70.74.40.53.00.3
U.S. bornYes4.20.36.01.05.20.53.60.3
No3.90.73.51.06.31.53.31.0

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 Persons age 18 and over. 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.

c 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.

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: 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_2-2d: 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_2-2d.html