Table 16_3_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_3_1.2c
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a usual source of care, by family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.00.831.82.124.41.815.61.28.31.0
Age0-1717.92.125.34.321.03.916.13.9DSUDSU
18-4419.00.933.12.525.32.016.51.39.41.2
45-6416.81.439.14.628.43.814.22.26.61.6
65 and over7.31.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale16.40.930.92.721.72.014.51.38.71.1
Female20.21.232.72.628.22.417.52.07.61.4
RaceWhite, single race19.01.034.72.527.12.116.21.58.51.1
Black, single race14.61.623.23.613.22.711.72.9DSUDSU
Asian, single race12.52.4DSUDSUDSUDSU14.23.9DSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races15.10.929.32.623.42.312.51.37.21.0
  Non-Hispanic, White15.61.133.03.427.83.112.51.67.21.2
  Non-Hispanic, Black14.31.622.63.712.72.611.82.9DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races27.01.937.23.526.22.925.02.817.53.6
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school24.81.734.73.123.32.320.73.0DSUDSU
High school graduate19.61.235.53.523.22.617.31.99.92.0
At least some college13.50.930.14.030.13.511.71.57.21.0
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.80.833.72.625.01.915.41.28.41.0
Not employed27.11.835.13.030.53.220.63.6DSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private8.30.716.34.411.21.99.61.45.60.8
Public only23.62.225.73.121.84.025.85.8DSUDSU
Uninsured32.21.641.93.034.72.626.22.122.34.1
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan19.10.934.42.525.82.017.31.48.81.1
  Large central metro20.61.431.52.629.23.017.41.911.21.9
  Large fringe metro19.41.741.26.523.53.721.73.09.81.9
  Medium metro15.92.130.65.823.13.113.02.4DSUDSU
  Small metro19.53.241.15.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan11.41.420.33.717.43.66.71.8DSUDSU
  Micropolitan11.51.926.04.714.43.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore11.02.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish15.90.930.22.423.02.213.91.37.40.9
Other25.72.136.14.127.43.222.12.915.24.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.60.829.62.323.31.914.51.28.10.9
Fair/poor33.62.544.64.535.34.830.24.7DSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities31.83.342.55.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities32.94.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities17.10.831.92.324.41.815.31.28.21.0
U.S. bornYes16.30.930.32.423.12.114.11.37.21.0
No23.61.836.64.127.63.121.32.912.62.6

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: 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.

 

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