Table 16_3_6-6b

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_6.6b
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care due to financial or insurance reasons, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 53.82.052.22.251.62.461.34.563.45.0
Age0-1747.96.146.37.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-4459.62.757.83.058.93.3DSUDSU68.75.5
45-6455.72.854.63.053.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over20.84.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale51.52.849.83.048.03.3DSUDSU62.26.1
Female55.62.454.22.754.62.9DSUDSU64.36.6
Family incomeaNegative/poor72.33.171.83.571.14.0DSUDSU74.06.5
Near poor/low63.53.762.74.262.94.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle53.34.152.84.653.24.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
High32.23.932.04.132.74.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school64.33.560.64.563.25.3DSUDSU74.55.8
High school graduate61.03.260.13.658.84.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college46.62.846.32.945.53.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed56.52.455.62.756.12.9DSUDSU62.45.7
Not employed61.33.058.23.357.13.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private40.53.040.63.240.53.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only55.33.853.94.156.05.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured85.42.486.32.885.63.2DSUDSU82.54.9
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan53.72.352.22.551.12.962.15.262.05.1
  Large central metro48.83.545.24.144.45.3DSUDSU61.36.7
  Large fringe metro52.74.552.14.752.45.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro60.74.260.44.457.55.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro55.25.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan54.34.352.44.053.74.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan53.95.050.14.051.94.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish51.72.151.82.251.52.461.34.5DSUDSU
Other71.94.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU72.95.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good53.02.451.62.650.63.066.16.260.96.2
Fair/poor55.63.153.63.354.13.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities47.73.547.33.745.54.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities52.23.851.54.050.74.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities57.12.355.12.655.02.9DSUDSU68.05.1
U.S. bornYes52.32.152.42.251.82.462.94.651.27.0
No64.54.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU74.35.0

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: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_6-6b: 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_6-6b.html