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.
65 and over90.60.791.00.889.71.788.73.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor70.
Near poor/low71.50.972.
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school66.
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.
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private79.40.580.60.673.71.471.62.3DSUDSUDSUDSU78.73.3
Public only81.10.981.
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.
  Large central metro73.10.873.
  Large fringe metro79.20.980.
  Medium metro77.
  Small metro73.71.874.41.970.33.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.40.579.40.573.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good75.90.576.80.672.
Activity limitationscBasic activities86.70.887.80.881.61.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities84.
Neither basic nor complex activities70.40.671.50.766.
U.S. bornYes78.70.579.60.574.

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_3-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.