Table 16_3_3-2c

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_3.2c
People with a usual primary care provider, by family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 76.30.570.51.071.50.975.10.881.50.7
Age0-1787.50.785.11.382.61.587.81.192.21.0
18-4461.50.751.21.553.41.460.51.369.61.2
45-6480.10.769.81.972.01.978.11.384.60.9
65 and over90.60.789.11.889.81.392.51.290.21.2
GenderMale72.60.667.91.465.41.270.41.078.70.9
Female79.90.572.61.176.91.079.70.984.30.8
RaceWhite, single race77.20.569.11.272.01.175.80.982.50.8
Black, single race73.31.072.51.971.12.270.61.980.41.9
Asian, single race69.42.174.15.961.26.171.34.069.72.9
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race72.05.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races77.12.683.23.671.16.279.94.374.24.8
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races78.50.572.11.275.11.177.50.882.10.7
  Non-Hispanic, White80.10.571.41.677.21.378.91.083.30.8
  Non-Hispanic, Black73.31.072.51.971.32.270.71.980.22.0
Hispanic, all races64.71.166.31.760.71.962.22.073.52.6
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school66.71.159.71.964.31.769.21.977.12.3
High school graduate71.80.863.01.968.51.570.31.378.61.5
At least some college75.40.765.52.568.91.971.61.179.40.8
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed68.20.750.91.956.11.464.91.176.30.9
Not employed73.00.963.31.568.71.876.91.782.91.7
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private79.40.571.72.375.41.477.40.982.00.7
Public only81.10.981.91.179.71.682.62.177.05.0
Uninsured44.01.336.82.140.22.045.02.457.93.6
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only87.71.389.63.086.12.290.72.185.83.2
Medicare and private92.90.892.32.993.31.793.31.492.51.1
Medicare and other public91.51.587.52.992.62.398.50.9DSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan75.90.569.51.170.31.174.40.981.30.7
  Large central metro73.10.870.01.668.81.769.51.579.31.3
  Large fringe metro79.20.972.92.972.92.577.81.682.51.1
  Medium metro77.31.167.22.371.62.177.01.884.01.4
  Small metro73.71.866.93.168.43.475.62.477.32.8
Nonmetropolitan78.61.174.72.076.51.877.91.782.92.1
  Micropolitan76.81.473.72.473.22.375.42.382.32.3
  Noncore82.01.876.63.783.32.981.92.984.43.9
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.40.571.71.174.71.077.20.882.40.7
Other62.31.366.32.460.12.260.02.465.43.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good75.90.570.01.269.91.074.50.881.20.7
Fair/poor80.21.073.11.980.71.680.41.986.01.9
Activity limitationscBasic activities86.70.877.42.187.61.486.11.492.11.2
Complex activities84.21.176.22.184.42.285.72.291.52.0
Neither basic nor complex activities70.40.657.01.561.81.268.41.077.60.8
U.S. bornYes78.70.572.81.175.21.077.20.883.00.7
No60.91.458.72.754.92.160.32.267.72.2

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_3-2c: 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_3-2c.html