Table 16_3_3-2b

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_3.2b
People with a usual primary care provider, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 76.30.578.50.580.10.573.31.064.71.1
Age0-1787.50.788.90.790.80.884.31.682.31.3
18-4461.50.764.70.866.60.957.51.746.91.6
45-6480.10.781.40.782.40.879.51.467.41.9
65 and over90.60.790.80.791.30.889.61.788.12.4
GenderMale72.60.675.30.677.10.768.71.458.51.4
Female79.90.581.40.583.00.677.31.171.21.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor70.51.072.11.271.41.672.51.966.31.7
Near poor/low71.50.975.11.177.21.371.32.260.71.9
Middle75.10.877.50.878.91.070.71.962.22.0
High81.50.782.10.783.30.880.22.073.52.6
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school66.71.173.51.274.81.370.32.052.41.9
High school graduate71.80.874.30.976.61.065.41.852.72.0
At least some college75.40.776.50.778.10.770.71.862.72.2
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed68.20.771.20.772.90.864.91.449.81.5
Not employed73.00.975.41.078.11.268.22.161.42.1
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private79.40.580.00.681.60.673.81.473.41.5
Public only81.10.981.71.182.01.683.01.479.91.4
Uninsured44.01.349.41.551.91.942.12.632.81.9
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only87.71.387.71.387.81.590.42.588.24.4
Medicare and private92.90.893.00.893.40.891.02.7DSUDSU
Medicare and other public91.51.590.91.892.42.386.83.793.52.4
Location of residencecMetropolitan75.90.578.20.579.90.673.31.164.91.2
  Large central metro73.10.876.40.978.11.174.81.563.91.5
  Large fringe metro79.20.981.00.882.80.972.12.264.83.0
  Medium metro77.31.178.51.180.21.272.32.869.32.8
  Small metro73.71.874.91.975.82.070.84.062.64.0
Nonmetropolitan78.61.179.81.180.81.273.02.960.93.8
  Micropolitan76.81.478.01.478.71.571.74.058.34.0
  Noncore82.01.883.32.084.82.075.54.065.47.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.40.578.90.580.10.573.71.072.31.3
Other62.31.370.12.578.14.158.87.358.91.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good75.90.578.10.579.80.672.41.163.81.2
Fair/poor80.21.081.91.182.81.380.11.971.72.2
Activity limitationscBasic activities86.70.886.80.888.00.981.51.985.92.1
Complex activities84.21.184.01.284.91.480.92.285.73.0
Neither basic nor complex activities70.40.673.40.675.30.766.31.252.81.4
U.S. bornYes78.70.579.30.580.40.574.11.073.31.1
No60.91.468.61.873.22.962.94.153.21.7

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: 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_3-2b: 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_3-2b.html