Table 16_3_3-2a

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_3.2a
People with a usual primary care provider, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 76.30.577.20.573.31.069.42.1DSUDSU72.05.577.12.6
Age0-1787.50.788.50.784.21.680.83.7DSUDSUDSUDSU87.83.7
18-4461.50.762.20.957.31.659.73.0DSUDSUDSUDSU60.74.5
45-6480.10.780.70.879.51.469.73.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over90.60.791.00.889.71.788.73.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale72.60.673.50.668.61.466.22.5DSUDSU68.56.774.93.4
Female79.90.580.90.677.31.172.32.6DSUDSU75.56.279.13.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor70.51.069.11.272.51.974.15.9DSUDSUDSUDSU83.23.6
Near poor/low71.50.972.01.171.12.261.26.1DSUDSUDSUDSU71.16.2
Middle75.10.875.80.970.61.971.34.0DSUDSUDSUDSU79.94.3
High81.50.782.50.880.41.969.72.9DSUDSUDSUDSU74.24.8
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school66.71.165.81.370.52.069.95.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate71.80.873.40.965.11.867.04.5DSUDSUDSUDSU66.65.2
At least some college75.40.776.70.770.71.765.52.6DSUDSUDSUDSU69.74.9
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed68.20.769.10.864.91.463.22.5DSUDSUDSUDSU62.94.3
Not employed73.00.974.41.168.12.163.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private79.40.580.60.673.71.471.62.3DSUDSUDSUDSU78.73.3
Public only81.10.981.01.183.01.463.97.8DSUDSUDSUDSU87.74.0
Uninsured44.01.344.41.542.22.641.75.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only87.71.387.81.590.42.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private92.90.893.20.891.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public91.51.592.91.887.43.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan75.90.576.80.673.31.169.62.2DSUDSU67.46.277.92.7
  Large central metro73.10.873.01.074.71.569.72.9DSUDSUDSUDSU71.54.9
  Large fringe metro79.20.980.41.072.22.176.43.6DSUDSUDSUDSU79.95.1
  Medium metro77.31.178.51.172.22.857.77.0DSUDSUDSUDSU82.94.5
  Small metro73.71.874.41.970.33.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan78.61.179.21.273.22.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan76.81.477.11.572.03.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore82.01.883.31.975.54.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.40.579.40.573.71.071.72.8DSUDSU74.66.177.52.7
Other62.31.361.51.559.56.766.93.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good75.90.576.80.672.31.169.12.2DSUDSU71.86.076.22.8
Fair/poor80.21.080.51.280.31.972.65.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities86.70.887.80.881.61.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities84.21.184.91.380.92.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities70.40.671.50.766.21.265.12.3DSUDSU64.27.064.94.0
U.S. bornYes78.70.579.60.574.01.075.73.3DSUDSU72.66.078.62.5
No60.91.458.91.663.43.966.32.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_3-2a: 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_3-2a.html