Table 16_3_3-1

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_3.1
People with a usual primary care provider, 2002-2007
  200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 76.30.577.60.576.60.577.40.577.60.577.30.5
Age0-1787.50.789.50.687.90.688.70.688.10.686.90.6
18-4461.50.763.20.862.60.863.80.764.30.864.90.7
45-6480.10.780.80.779.90.780.20.781.40.780.70.6
65 and over90.60.791.10.689.80.690.70.789.80.790.20.6
GenderMale72.60.673.80.672.80.673.40.673.90.673.80.6
Female79.90.581.30.680.20.581.10.581.00.580.60.5
RaceWhite, single race77.20.578.70.677.50.578.10.578.50.578.10.5
Black, single race73.31.075.40.971.91.073.31.073.41.174.91.1
Asian, single race69.42.164.72.570.22.375.21.871.32.369.32.3
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSU81.74.886.04.378.74.270.45.881.06.6
AI/AN, single race72.05.580.15.179.32.978.53.679.03.473.13.6
Multiple races77.12.675.52.677.02.477.92.378.62.575.72.4
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races78.50.579.80.578.60.579.40.479.90.579.50.5
  Non-Hispanic, White80.10.581.70.680.40.580.70.581.70.580.90.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black73.31.075.41.072.11.073.51.073.41.175.11.1
Hispanic, all races64.71.165.61.064.61.065.31.163.01.263.51.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor70.51.072.31.170.41.172.21.069.31.070.41.1
Near poor/low71.50.972.70.973.00.973.60.972.71.071.70.9
Middle75.10.877.00.875.70.876.80.878.00.877.70.7
High81.50.782.20.781.10.781.40.782.30.681.80.7
EducationbLess than high school66.71.167.41.066.51.167.30.967.91.169.91.0
High school graduate71.80.874.00.773.50.873.30.773.90.773.80.7
At least some college75.40.775.90.774.90.776.10.776.60.776.00.7
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed68.20.769.80.768.70.769.60.670.80.670.50.6
Not employed73.00.972.41.072.40.972.50.971.11.072.50.9
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private79.40.580.60.679.40.680.10.581.30.580.30.5
Public only81.10.981.70.881.10.982.20.879.40.979.40.9
Uninsured44.01.345.41.244.01.244.61.343.51.444.91.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only87.71.389.31.390.71.189.01.387.61.389.01.2
Medicare and private92.90.892.70.890.50.992.20.991.90.790.90.7
Medicare and other public91.51.589.91.287.71.689.41.888.21.791.01.3
Location of residencecMetropolitan75.90.576.90.676.30.676.70.577.10.576.80.6
  Large central metro73.10.872.90.972.20.872.50.973.20.973.20.8
  Large fringe metro79.20.978.71.079.60.878.80.978.91.078.71.1
  Medium metro77.31.180.51.077.71.280.40.979.61.079.21.0
  Small metro73.71.877.12.077.91.677.11.679.31.578.31.4
Nonmetropolitan78.61.181.41.078.00.980.41.180.01.079.70.9
  Micropolitan76.81.479.41.275.91.179.81.379.21.478.81.3
  Noncore82.01.885.51.882.01.981.21.981.72.081.61.7
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.40.580.00.578.60.579.20.579.70.579.30.5
Other62.31.360.41.361.31.363.51.361.31.460.41.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good75.90.577.00.676.00.576.70.577.20.576.70.5
Fair/poor80.21.083.20.781.40.883.10.780.40.982.30.9
Activity limitationscBasic activities86.70.886.60.785.40.886.00.885.80.984.70.8
Complex activities84.21.186.10.983.71.085.61.082.71.184.01.0
Neither basic nor complex activities70.40.671.60.770.70.671.50.672.10.672.30.6

a 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.

b 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.

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_3-1: 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_3-1.html