Table 16_4_5-2b

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_5.2b
People whose usual source of care offers night and weekend office hours, excluding hospital emergency rooms, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.50.742.60.842.00.942.91.642.31.5
65 and over26.
Family incomeaNegative/poor38.51.638.51.838.02.538.42.938.62.8
Near poor/low38.91.438.71.636.
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school35.61.334.71.634.01.932.
High school graduate37.
At least some college38.80.938.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed41.60.941.
Not employed37.61.337.31.536.31.835.
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private46.60.946.
Public only40.71.441.21.639.32.343.42.539.42.3
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only26.
Medicare and private24.91.524.71.524.21.629.45.4DSUDSU
Medicare and other public31.92.933.13.532.24.5DSUDSU28.44.9
Location of residencecMetropolitan44.80.844.90.944.
  Large central metro46.
  Large fringe metro49.61.449.81.549.21.649.53.947.53.7
  Medium metro39.51.939.21.939.
  Small metro38.92.939.92.940.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish42.50.842.30.841.70.943.21.645.12.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good43.70.843.80.843.10.944.41.743.51.7
Activity limitationscBasic activities30.41.330.11.429.01.532.82.934.83.5
Complex activities30.61.730.41.830.
Neither basic nor complex activities39.40.839.30.938.
U.S. bornYes42.50.842.40.841.90.942.61.643.11.7

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 16_4_5-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.