Table 16_3_5-3a

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_5.3a
People in fair or poor health with a specific source of ongoing care,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
65 and over96.30.796.00.895.91.4100.00.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance,b ages 0-64Private92.31.493.21.491.03.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only93.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private98.00.698.10.796.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public95.91.495.21.995.92.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare only95.11.394.51.696.61.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor82.81.780.82.586.62.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low82.
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school79.02.477.62.790.62.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate88.41.588.41.790.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college86.21.788.31.882.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan85.
  Large central metro85.61.884.62.386.73.477.59.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro85.42.985.83.582.84.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro84.
  Small metro87.72.689.72.374.810.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)80.32.881.
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities91.
Complex activities87.61.588.01.684.53.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities77.31.978.

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.

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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_5-3a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.