Table 16_3_5-2

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_5.2
People in fair or poor health with a specific source of ongoing care,a United States, 1999-2004
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 85.80.888.10.786.80.988.90.787.30.887.00.9
65 and over97.30.497.10.597.00.597.20.596.20.696.90.5
Asian only89.63.688.43.991.
Black only84.11.888.01.585.
White only86.10.988.10.987.
Multiple races96.91.893.23.483.
EthnicityHispanic, all races79.41.682.51.880.51.879.31.976.42.384.11.6
Non-Hispanic, all races87.40.989.70.888.
Non-Hispanic, Black83.91.987.91.585.
Non-Hispanic, White88.
Health insurance,b ages 0-64Private94.80.894.
Public only92.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private98.70.498.70.498.50.598.60.597.80.698.30.4
Medicare and public98.40.697.
Medicare only95.
Family incomecNegative/poor82.71.586.81.381.81.884.81.584.41.784.91.2
Near poor/low84.51.585.01.685.11.886.71.684.81.783.72.0
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school80.880.884.91.583.91.783.81.482.41.782.71.6
High school graduate84.684.685.81.688.21.688.81.687.71.685.11.6
At least some college90.
Location of residenceUrban85.

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

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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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_5-2: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.