Table 16_3_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_3_1.2b
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a usual source of care, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.00.815.10.915.61.114.31.627.01.9
Age0-1717.92.111.42.315.03.6DSUDSU32.14.0
18-4419.00.916.31.016.71.316.12.126.61.9
45-6416.81.415.21.514.71.817.73.324.43.1
65 and over7.31.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale16.40.913.51.013.51.115.32.024.72.0
Female20.21.217.21.218.41.612.92.030.92.4
Family incomeaNegative/poor31.82.129.32.633.03.422.63.737.23.5
Near poor/low24.41.823.42.327.83.112.72.626.22.9
Middle15.61.212.51.312.51.611.82.925.02.8
High8.31.07.21.07.21.2DSUDSU17.53.6
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school24.81.721.52.324.93.016.22.928.22.5
High school graduate19.61.217.91.317.61.716.92.725.92.7
At least some college13.50.912.30.912.01.115.12.522.23.3
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.80.814.60.914.81.015.21.923.71.7
Not employed27.11.823.42.124.92.921.03.937.53.5
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private8.30.77.20.77.00.97.91.615.32.3
Public only23.62.220.42.926.94.4DSUDSU30.43.5
Uninsured32.21.631.92.033.72.527.93.532.52.5
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan19.10.915.91.016.31.315.71.728.22.0
  Large central metro20.61.415.81.516.72.216.42.328.62.2
  Large fringe metro19.41.717.11.816.72.216.83.327.74.4
  Medium metro15.92.112.81.812.72.0DSUDSU30.16.8
  Small metro19.53.219.13.520.44.1DSUDSU22.25.8
Nonmetropolitan11.41.411.01.612.51.9DSUDSU13.93.5
  Micropolitan11.51.911.62.112.92.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore11.02.29.52.411.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish15.90.914.80.915.01.114.41.525.63.0
Other25.72.118.93.9DSUDSUDSUDSU27.72.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.60.813.60.814.11.112.81.626.12.0
Fair/poor33.62.532.63.232.33.7DSUDSU36.34.1
Activity limitationscBasic activities31.83.332.23.631.24.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities32.94.430.24.529.05.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities17.10.814.30.914.41.014.91.826.01.8
U.S. bornYes16.30.914.90.915.01.114.21.625.52.4
No23.61.816.32.625.06.0DSUDSU28.02.3

a 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.

b 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 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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_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_3_1-2b.html