Table 16_4_5-2d

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_5.2d
People whose usual source of care offers night and weekend office hours, excluding hospital emergency rooms, by education,a United States, 2007
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 38.00.835.61.337.81.138.80.9
Age18-4443.51.143.32.044.31.643.21.4
45-6437.71.034.32.138.41.738.01.3
65 and over26.51.124.92.026.01.927.91.8
GenderMale38.80.936.81.840.11.738.71.2
Female37.30.834.61.536.11.238.91.0
RaceWhite, single race37.40.835.71.537.61.337.91.0
Black, single race37.81.632.62.936.02.142.22.3
Asian, single race46.63.3DSUDSU51.05.447.13.9
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race38.97.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races39.94.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races37.80.834.71.637.81.238.61.0
  Non-Hispanic, White37.10.934.01.937.41.437.51.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black38.01.632.93.035.82.142.42.3
Hispanic, all races39.41.738.12.438.62.941.52.7
Family incomebNegative/poor34.61.734.62.432.22.537.63.4
Near poor/low34.31.432.82.236.92.232.82.1
Middle38.11.237.52.537.41.738.81.5
High39.81.138.13.140.32.039.81.2
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed41.60.941.02.042.91.541.11.1
Not employed37.61.338.32.136.22.138.42.0
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private41.70.943.42.242.91.541.01.1
Public only35.71.834.52.535.92.637.43.8
Uninsured38.11.837.53.636.92.539.53.1
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only27.02.022.73.627.53.229.83.7
Medicare and private24.91.524.53.422.52.326.92.2
Medicare and other public31.72.928.73.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan39.80.838.61.540.31.339.91.0
  Large central metro41.31.241.72.345.82.039.01.5
  Large fringe metro44.31.542.53.442.52.645.61.7
  Medium metro34.92.035.23.436.72.833.72.1
  Small metro34.22.928.84.229.83.639.43.8
Nonmetropolitan29.51.924.62.329.42.431.92.7
  Micropolitan27.22.222.22.926.22.930.23.2
  Noncore33.73.028.03.435.63.535.44.7
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish37.50.834.81.537.51.238.11.0
Other43.22.138.32.743.23.649.43.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good39.00.837.61.639.61.239.01.0
Fair/poor32.21.330.62.128.92.037.02.5
Activity limitationscBasic activities30.41.328.02.130.22.232.42.2
Complex activities30.51.726.42.333.72.830.72.7
Neither basic nor complex activities39.40.838.31.639.31.339.71.0
U.S. bornYes37.20.834.71.537.21.237.81.0
No42.91.638.52.543.32.945.62.2

a Persons age 18 and over. 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.

b 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.

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_4_5-2d: 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_4_5-2d.html