Table 16_3_6-5d

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_6.5d
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care, dental care, or prescription medicines due to financial or insurance reasons, by education,a United States, 2007
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 65.21.376.02.169.62.157.42.0
Age18-4470.41.882.32.775.92.761.32.8
45-6465.42.177.93.870.33.257.62.9
65 and over43.73.353.35.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale64.71.975.23.269.63.155.22.9
Female65.71.676.82.869.72.659.02.5
RaceWhite, single race65.01.578.62.268.32.456.92.3
Black, single race68.92.865.45.576.54.665.54.9
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races63.81.574.42.568.62.356.82.1
  Non-Hispanic, White63.11.777.62.866.42.756.12.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black70.02.665.45.580.33.765.64.9
Hispanic, all races75.72.680.83.777.65.165.66.2
Family incomebNegative/poor78.82.175.33.483.03.679.23.6
Near poor/low73.12.479.53.474.53.666.34.6
Middle69.92.179.34.469.53.366.83.2
High45.62.8DSUDSU51.35.341.53.1
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed66.71.583.72.772.82.457.92.2
Not employed72.12.376.13.475.23.666.14.3
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private55.71.976.84.961.63.349.62.5
Public only74.42.671.74.274.34.777.34.3
Uninsured89.71.588.82.890.62.189.52.9
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only45.55.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private38.64.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan64.71.575.42.370.52.356.92.2
  Large central metro62.72.467.34.168.14.758.33.5
  Large fringe metro60.53.1DSUDSU71.34.150.74.1
  Medium metro70.43.181.83.975.84.060.34.6
  Small metro68.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan67.72.778.05.166.54.561.04.7
  Micropolitan68.03.4DSUDSU66.65.4DSUDSU
  Noncore67.14.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish64.11.474.92.469.32.256.62.1
Other76.23.080.54.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good64.01.676.12.769.22.456.62.3
Fair/poor68.62.275.93.070.83.460.53.8
Activity limitationscBasic activities66.12.373.33.965.44.061.53.8
Complex activities68.22.473.94.266.84.465.24.1
Neither basic nor complex activities64.91.677.82.770.82.456.32.4
U.S. bornYes64.61.475.12.569.22.257.12.2
No69.82.979.04.074.05.560.84.8

a Persons age 18 and over. 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.

b 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.

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_6-5d: 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_6-5d.html