Table 16_4_5-1

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_4_5.1
People whose usual source of care offers night and weekend office hours, excluding hospital emergency rooms, 2002-2007
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.50.742.90.843.90.842.70.844.20.845.40.7
65 and over26.
RaceWhite, single race42.10.842.80.943.70.943.00.843.90.945.30.8
Black, single race42.91.644.21.443.51.639.81.744.01.946.71.8
Asian, single race47.93.344.
AI/AN, single race40.
Multiple races47.03.444.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races42.60.842.90.944.00.942.80.844.20.945.80.8
  Non-Hispanic, White42.00.942.
  Non-Hispanic, Black42.91.644.11.543.41.739.51.743.91.946.71.8
Hispanic, all races42.31.543.01.543.31.542.41.544.11.442.31.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor38.51.640.91.635.71.438.31.740.51.638.21.5
Near poor/low38.91.440.11.540.01.438.51.540.01.442.91.3
EducationbLess than high school35.61.337.41.437.41.336.
High school graduate37.
At least some college38.80.938.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed41.60.941.80.942.
Not employed37.61.337.51.337.71.436.
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private46.60.946.90.948.
Public only40.71.441.01.441.31.339.81.642.71.642.81.6
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only26.
Medicare and private24.91.525.81.625.61.726.01.425.51.629.11.6
Medicare and other public31.92.928.92.624.92.625.62.823.12.426.02.6
Location of residencecMetropolitan44.80.845.40.946.50.945.70.846.60.947.40.8
  Large central metro46.
  Large fringe metro49.61.452.01.552.71.552.61.353.31.455.41.4
  Medium metro39.51.939.52.440.42.539.
  Small metro38.92.940.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish42.50.843.00.944.00.942.40.844.00.945.90.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good43.70.844.40.845.30.944.00.845.60.846.40.8
Activity limitationscBasic activities30.41.328.91.429.81.329.
Complex activities30.61.730.61.632.41.630.41.429.91.433.11.4
Neither basic nor complex activities39.40.840.20.940.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 16_4_5-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.