Table 16_3_4-2

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_4.1
People who identified a hospital, emergency room, or clinic as a source of ongoing care,a United States, 1999-2004
  200420032002200120001999
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 17.40.417.20.416.60.417.60.317.10.317.60.3
Age0-1720.60.520.40.519.00.520.80.519.80.520.70.5
18-4417.20.417.30.517.00.517.40.417.10.417.60.4
45-6416.10.515.40.515.00.517.00.516.10.516.10.5
65 and over13.90.613.10.613.20.612.60.513.40.614.10.6
RaceAI/AN only46.44.338.14.751.45.346.35.042.45.348.04.3
Asian only16.11.418.31.616.21.515.11.415.51.516.21.6
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Black only21.20.823.00.821.80.824.20.824.10.824.20.8
White only16.60.415.90.415.20.415.90.315.30.416.10.4
Multiple races20.82.024.12.120.21.918.81.822.72.122.42.2
EthnicityHispanic, all races25.40.824.70.822.60.723.60.722.30.723.10.7
Non-Hispanic, all races16.00.415.90.415.60.416.60.316.30.416.90.4
Non-Hispanic, Black21.10.822.80.821.70.824.00.824.10.824.30.8
Non-Hispanic, White14.60.414.10.514.10.415.00.414.60.415.30.4
GenderMale17.20.416.90.516.30.417.70.416.80.417.20.4
Female17.70.417.50.417.00.417.60.417.50.418.10.4
Health insurance,b ages 0-64Private12.80.412.10.412.50.413.70.313.10.413.80.4
Public only35.21.036.71.033.71.036.91.037.01.038.81.0
Uninsured24.70.824.40.822.90.724.60.824.40.824.90.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private11.40.710.60.711.20.710.90.711.50.711.70.8
Medicare and public25.41.824.01.924.11.725.71.929.92.230.82.2
Medicare only13.81.013.31.111.91.111.30.912.71.014.01.1
Family incomecNegative/poor29.10.829.50.926.80.929.50.928.40.829.90.8
Near poor/low22.30.822.30.721.00.822.70.722.10.723.30.7
Middle15.70.515.30.615.20.516.20.415.90.516.20.5
High11.40.510.80.511.40.511.40.511.20.411.40.4
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school22.70.822.60.821.10.822.50.721.80.721.10.8
High school graduate15.70.615.90.616.20.616.40.515.80.616.70.6
At least some college14.00.413.20.413.00.413.80.413.50.413.90.4
Location of residenceUrban17.20.416.90.416.10.417.20.416.90.417.10.4
Rural18.00.817.70.917.90.918.30.717.50.719.00.7

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.� Age data and health insurance data for age 65 and over are unadjusted.

b A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private" category only.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������

c Negative or poor refers to family incomes below the Federal poverty line for a given household size and composition; near poor/low, over 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.

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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_4-2: 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_4-2.html