Table 16_3_6-6c

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_6.6c
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care due to financial or insurance reasons, by family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 53.82.072.33.163.53.753.34.132.23.9
Age0-1747.96.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-4459.62.780.33.772.44.950.05.3DSUDSU
45-6455.72.865.44.9DSUDSU64.95.235.15.0
65 and over20.84.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale51.52.872.14.265.74.948.15.228.55.0
Female55.62.472.53.861.74.757.65.035.35.0
RaceWhite, single race53.92.172.53.463.74.054.84.333.14.3
Black, single race58.15.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races52.22.271.83.562.74.252.84.632.04.1
  Non-Hispanic, White51.62.471.14.062.94.753.24.932.74.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black61.34.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races63.45.074.06.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school64.33.567.25.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate61.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSU53.96.1DSUDSU
At least some college46.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSU54.15.431.24.4
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed56.52.481.14.473.84.753.24.637.14.6
Not employed61.33.068.34.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private40.53.0DSUDSUDSUDSU47.05.625.54.2
Public only55.33.859.45.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured85.42.490.52.782.35.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan53.72.372.83.465.34.154.34.730.94.1
  Large central metro48.83.5DSUDSU58.27.150.76.0DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro52.74.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro60.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro55.25.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan54.34.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan53.95.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish51.72.170.73.463.04.252.34.431.04.0
Other71.94.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good53.02.474.54.064.34.453.15.132.34.3
Fair/poor55.63.168.74.762.06.353.95.5DSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities47.73.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities52.23.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities57.12.379.64.172.64.553.64.636.64.7
U.S. bornYes52.32.173.33.263.04.252.84.428.53.9
No64.54.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_6-6c: 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_6-6c.html