Table 16_3_4-3a

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_4.3a
People who identified a hospital, emergency room, or clinic as a source of ongoing care,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 19.80.418.80.523.70.917.91.6DSUDSU49.75.923.82.3
Age0-1724.40.722.90.829.31.619.72.8DSUDSU56.37.923.42.9
18-4419.60.618.80.622.01.317.71.9DSUDSU48.87.123.33.7
45-6418.00.616.70.624.31.819.02.6DSUDSU50.78.722.65.1
65 and over14.30.713.90.816.31.713.52.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderFemale19.80.518.80.523.11.117.11.7DSUDSU54.06.823.72.9
Male20.00.518.90.624.41.318.82.2DSUDSU43.45.423.93.2
Health insurance,b ages 0-64Private14.70.514.40.616.01.113.81.6DSUDSU44.68.216.22.5
Public only37.81.236.71.436.62.147.05.7DSUDSU61.87.943.26.4
Uninsured26.01.124.91.229.92.418.43.2DSUDSU50.55.728.37.1
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private12.51.012.91.08.52.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public27.22.126.82.529.14.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare only11.81.010.51.016.82.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor32.31.231.31.434.11.828.63.9DSUDSU54.09.235.76.3
Near poor/low26.30.924.81.129.32.025.63.9DSUDSU52.37.140.56.1
Middle18.10.717.70.817.51.620.12.6DSUDSU48.97.521.43.9
High12.60.512.50.515.51.810.01.6DSUDSUDSUDSU12.12.6
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school26.31.124.71.231.82.926.74.6DSUDSU52.97.5DSUDSU
High school graduate18.20.816.60.822.51.820.44.4DSUDSU44.08.326.36.6
At least some college15.10.514.80.517.01.213.81.5DSUDSU35.16.619.53.3
Location of residencedMetropolitan18.70.517.40.524.81.016.71.3DSUDSU43.64.922.82.4
  Large central metro21.00.719.00.828.71.519.72.0DSUDSU34.77.221.23.6
  Large fringe metro14.20.613.30.718.32.012.82.6DSUDSUDSUDSU18.44.8
  Medium metro17.00.815.40.925.32.213.92.8DSUDSU46.19.316.44.2
  Small metro26.72.426.72.522.13.019.84.4DSUDSU43.07.837.75.6
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)22.52.323.22.513.62.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU26.05.6
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)29.33.627.53.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU75.010.0DSUDSU
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities24.62.123.82.626.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities24.21.323.21.526.82.734.78.2DSUDSUDSUDSU26.66.9
Neither basic nor complex activities17.30.516.50.521.01.116.31.5DSUDSU44.85.719.32.9

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.

d For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.�����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������

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_4-3a: 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_4-3a.html