Table 16_3_2-2

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_2.2
People with a specific source of ongoing care,a United States, 1999-2004
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
65 and over95.80.396.60.396.10.396.20.395.70.394.90.3
RaceAI/AN only83.32.485.22.487.02.488.82.386.42.483.33.0
Asian only85.71.385.
NHOPI only80.96.2DSUDSU85.94.677.66.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Black only86.30.686.80.686.80.688.30.586.10.685.50.5
White only86.80.388.
Multiple races87.91.887.51.685.01.784.91.784.71.986.42.0
EthnicityHispanic, all races75.90.678.00.676.80.776.70.775.80.877.30.7
Non-Hispanic, all races88.
Non-Hispanic, Black86.50.687.10.686.80.688.40.586.10.685.60.5
Non-Hispanic, White89.20.390.
Health insurance,b ages 0-64Private92.
Public only91.20.593.30.591.00.691.40.691.80.691.20.5
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private97.80.397.90.397.10.397.10.397.10.395.80.4
Medicare and public96.50.796.80.795.90.796.20.894.
Medicare only93.60.793.90.895.40.694.60.693.20.793.80.8
Family incomecNegative/poor77.10.781.10.679.60.778.30.778.90.777.70.7
Near poor/low80.90.682.10.681.80.682.00.580.50.680.30.6
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school74.10.877.60.777.60.877.40.777.10.877.40.7
High school graduate85.30.585.50.586.70.587.10.485.20.584.50.5
At least some college89.50.390.90.390.10.391.00.389.90.388.70.3

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.� Age data and health insurance data for age 65 and over are unadjusted.

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c Negative or poor refers to family incomes below the Federal poverty line for a given household size and composition; near poor/low, over 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.

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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_2-2: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.