Table 16_4_5-2a

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_5.2a
People whose usual source of care offers night and weekend office hours, excluding hospital emergency rooms, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.50.742.10.842.91.647.93.3DSUDSU40.
65 and over26.
Family incomeaNegative/poor38.51.638.
Near poor/low38.91.437.41.641.92.842.87.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school35.61.335.71.532.62.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate37.
At least some college38.80.937.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed41.60.941.
Not employed37.61.337.01.535.
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private46.60.946.
Public only40.71.439.51.743.82.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU41.36.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only26.
Medicare and private24.91.524.41.630.15.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public31.92.931.43.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan44.80.844.40.944.81.648.33.3DSUDSU44.98.648.73.7
  Large central metro46.
  Large fringe metro49.61.449.11.549.43.958.55.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro39.51.939.
  Small metro38.92.939.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish42.50.842.00.943.21.647.14.0DSUDSU44.27.748.13.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good43.70.843.30.844.31.748.23.4DSUDSU40.97.548.13.7
Activity limitationscBasic activities30.41.329.81.432.12.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities30.61.730.
Neither basic nor complex activities39.40.838.90.939.21.847.93.5DSUDSUDSUDSU40.45.6
U.S. bornYes42.50.842.10.942.71.652.64.3DSUDSU42.47.647.83.6

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_5-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.