Table 16_3_1-2d

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_3_1.2d
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a usual source of care, by education,a United States, 2007
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.00.824.81.719.61.213.50.9
Age18-4419.10.927.02.121.01.413.91.1
45-6416.81.422.62.919.32.412.21.9
65 and over6.71.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale16.20.923.31.916.81.411.61.1
Female20.81.227.42.424.11.915.91.5
RaceWhite, single race18.60.926.81.919.71.413.51.1
Black, single race16.21.716.93.017.12.714.92.5
Asian, single race12.42.3DSUDSUDSUDSU10.72.4
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races15.50.921.52.317.91.312.30.9
  Non-Hispanic, White15.71.024.93.017.61.712.01.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black16.11.716.22.916.92.715.12.5
Hispanic, all races26.11.828.22.525.92.722.23.3
Family incomebNegative/poor33.92.234.73.135.53.530.14.0
Near poor/low25.21.823.32.323.22.630.13.5
Middle15.51.220.73.017.31.911.71.5
High8.31.0DSUDSU9.92.07.21.0
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.70.824.41.918.21.212.81.0
Not employed27.41.830.23.132.33.119.22.9
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private8.30.711.12.09.41.47.30.8
Public only24.72.621.03.527.55.027.15.4
Uninsured32.51.533.62.432.42.131.32.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan19.10.927.71.921.11.413.91.0
  Large central metro20.81.326.12.323.72.416.41.7
  Large fringe metro18.91.731.24.721.43.013.21.8
  Medium metro16.72.024.34.317.42.312.42.3
  Small metro18.42.833.05.220.64.0DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan11.51.511.62.812.52.310.02.2
  Micropolitan11.32.0DSUDSU11.33.211.82.9
  Noncore11.72.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.30.924.02.118.21.312.41.0
Other24.92.025.82.727.93.220.73.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.50.823.51.818.01.212.30.9
Fair/poor34.22.531.13.435.44.637.65.4
Activity limitationscBasic activities31.93.329.35.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities32.84.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities17.10.824.41.818.71.212.60.9
U.S. bornYes16.30.923.32.117.91.312.61.0
No23.41.726.72.628.13.116.92.3

a 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.

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 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_1-2d: 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_3_1-2d.html