Table 16_3_2-3a

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_2.3a
People with a specific source of ongoing care,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 86.10.386.30.484.70.787.51.0DSUDSU83.
65 and over96.30.396.10.496.60.998.80.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance,b ages 0-64Private91.40.491.70.490.10.990.81.0DSUDSU91.73.789.42.2
Public only90.90.790.50.890.01.496.71.3DSUDSU95.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private97.70.397.80.496.01.898.41.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public96.40.996.
Medicare only94.30.693.70.898.10.998.70.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor77.50.976.
Near poor/low78.30.877.
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school74.
High school graduate82.20.782.80.879.31.885.03.7DSUDSU78.06.572.46.3
At least some college88.90.489.20.487.
Location of residencedMetropolitan86.10.386.40.484.80.787.51.0DSUDSU80.63.483.72.3
  Large central metro84.50.583.90.785.
  Large fringe metro88.50.689.30.683.61.588.91.9DSUDSUDSUDSU86.84.7
  Medium metro85.70.785.80.885.81.587.92.0DSUDSU81.
  Small metro86.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)89.01.588.51.693.91.9DSUDSUDSUDSU92.03.8DSUDSU
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities89.30.988.
Complex activities85.
Neither basic nor complex activities83.20.483.60.481.30.984.61.3DSUDSU79.

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.

d For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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_2-3a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.