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 86.10.386.30.484.70.787.51.0DSUDSU83.43.083.22.2
Age0-1794.30.394.40.493.70.795.21.0DSUDSU90.34.295.11.8
18-4475.90.676.20.773.71.477.22.0DSUDSU76.85.773.64.8
45-6489.10.489.50.587.21.390.51.8DSUDSU81.56.076.85.2
65 and over96.30.396.10.496.60.998.80.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderFemale89.90.390.10.488.50.890.41.2DSUDSU87.24.287.42.3
Male82.20.582.60.580.11.184.51.4DSUDSU79.53.776.43.8
Health insurance,b ages 0-64Private91.40.491.70.490.10.990.81.0DSUDSU91.73.789.42.2
Public only90.90.790.50.890.01.496.71.3DSUDSU95.02.297.91.0
Uninsured55.01.155.61.253.42.647.74.3DSUDSU61.26.140.17.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private97.70.397.80.496.01.898.41.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public96.40.996.11.195.72.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare only94.30.693.70.898.10.998.70.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor77.50.976.91.179.81.676.83.4DSUDSU80.66.572.98.1
Near poor/low78.30.877.71.081.21.677.03.0DSUDSU80.85.374.84.9
Middle87.00.587.20.686.11.287.82.1DSUDSU88.03.786.73.6
High92.10.492.20.490.41.294.51.2DSUDSUDSUDSU86.73.2
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school74.21.072.81.280.52.380.34.2DSUDSU81.15.9DSUDSU
High school graduate82.20.782.80.879.31.885.03.7DSUDSU78.06.572.46.3
At least some college88.90.489.20.487.81.088.71.4DSUDSU84.74.786.03.0
Location of residencedMetropolitan86.10.386.40.484.80.787.51.0DSUDSU80.63.483.72.3
  Large central metro84.50.583.90.785.41.186.81.4DSUDSU81.24.783.63.4
  Large fringe metro88.50.689.30.683.61.588.91.9DSUDSUDSUDSU86.84.7
  Medium metro85.70.785.80.885.81.587.92.0DSUDSU81.05.179.94.4
  Small metro86.01.186.71.182.92.486.04.1DSUDSU73.55.984.86.5
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)84.41.085.01.180.51.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU79.06.7
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)89.01.588.51.693.91.9DSUDSUDSUDSU92.03.8DSUDSU
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities89.30.988.91.190.01.887.45.0DSUDSUDSUDSU95.52.7
Complex activities85.91.185.91.284.32.780.68.0DSUDSUDSUDSU94.33.2
Neither basic nor complex activities83.20.483.60.481.30.984.61.3DSUDSU79.84.276.33.4

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_2-3a: 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_2-3a.html