Table 16_3_6-6a

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_6.6a
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care due to financial or insurance reasons, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 53.82.053.92.158.15.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0-1747.96.148.76.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-4459.62.761.22.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-6455.72.854.83.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over20.84.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale51.52.850.43.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female55.62.456.92.655.57.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor72.33.172.53.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low63.53.763.74.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle53.34.154.84.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High32.23.933.14.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school64.33.566.83.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate61.03.260.83.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college46.62.846.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed56.52.457.42.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed61.33.061.13.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private40.53.040.93.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only55.33.857.64.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured85.42.485.42.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan53.72.353.52.558.55.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro48.83.550.04.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro52.74.553.64.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro60.74.258.44.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro55.25.052.75.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan54.34.355.64.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan53.95.056.05.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish51.72.151.82.358.05.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other71.94.972.25.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good53.02.452.92.661.27.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor55.63.156.53.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities47.73.546.43.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities52.23.851.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities57.12.357.52.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes52.32.152.32.359.25.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No64.54.466.94.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a 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.

b 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.

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_6-6a: 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_6-6a.html