Table 16_3_2-3b

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_2.3b
People with a specific source of ongoing care,a by ethnicity, United States, 2008
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 86.10.387.80.388.60.484.80.777.10.8
65 and over96.30.396.70.396.60.396.60.990.72.1
Health insurance,b ages 0-64Private91.40.491.70.492.10.490.
Public only90.90.791.00.890.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private97.70.397.90.398.00.396.01.890.26.3
Medicare and public96.40.997.20.997.
Medicare only94.30.694.30.793.50.898.10.995.01.6
Family incomecNegative/poor77.50.980.
Near poor/low78.30.880.80.981.
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school74.
High school graduate82.20.783.80.884.90.979.51.873.42.2
At least some college88.90.489.30.489.90.487.
Location of residencedMetropolitan86.10.387.90.488.80.484.80.777.70.8
  Large central metro84.50.586.70.687.30.885.
  Large fringe metro88.50.690.00.691.30.684.11.579.01.7
  Medium metro85.70.787.40.887.
  Small metro86.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)89.01.590.21.389.71.493.91.973.07.3
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities89.30.989.
Complex activities85.
Neither basic nor complex activities83.20.485.30.486.30.581.30.971.91.1

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.

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