Table 17_1_1-2a

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 17_1_1.2a
People who had an office-based or outpatient department visit in the calendar year,a by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 73.00.474.60.565.60.965.61.972.76.164.44.272.82.5
Age0-1772.80.774.70.864.31.967.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSU73.14.2
18-4462.70.764.10.855.71.558.62.7DSUDSUDSUDSU67.93.8
45-6478.50.679.60.774.41.369.33.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over91.60.692.30.689.61.483.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale66.60.568.10.658.21.261.12.4DSUDSU58.26.168.23.4
Female79.10.480.90.572.01.169.52.3DSUDSU70.25.476.93.0
Family incomebNegative/poor66.91.068.91.262.71.855.65.1DSUDSUDSUDSU70.54.1
Near poor/low66.40.867.91.062.61.857.65.3DSUDSUDSUDSU65.15.0
Middle71.40.772.60.864.41.865.53.0DSUDSUDSUDSU79.24.7
High79.20.680.40.673.61.970.12.4DSUDSUDSUDSU73.05.2
Education,c age 18 and overLess than high school64.21.064.41.162.51.667.35.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate70.20.772.30.861.51.755.73.8DSUDSUDSUDSU70.04.5
At least some college78.10.679.60.673.01.567.22.4DSUDSUDSUDSU80.23.9
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed68.30.569.40.662.11.264.02.3DSUDSU54.55.670.93.4
Not employed73.10.975.81.065.02.157.84.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private75.70.577.20.567.81.269.02.1DSUDSU63.46.774.23.7
Public only72.20.974.41.268.41.854.85.6DSUDSUDSUDSU74.93.8
Uninsured43.41.244.71.436.42.335.74.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only88.51.189.31.286.92.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private94.40.794.90.792.51.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public91.51.392.31.591.72.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan72.80.574.50.566.01.065.41.9DSUDSU60.54.872.22.8
  Large central metro68.20.769.10.967.21.362.92.5DSUDSUDSUDSU63.25.4
  Large fringe metro77.00.878.50.867.72.372.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSU89.23.1
  Medium metro73.90.976.21.061.92.260.34.8DSUDSUDSUDSU67.55.3
  Small metro74.31.575.81.662.53.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan74.01.075.01.162.22.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan74.41.475.11.464.03.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore73.31.875.01.858.53.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish75.50.477.50.466.30.970.42.1DSUDSU66.24.672.32.5
Other56.61.255.91.549.36.360.52.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good71.40.473.10.563.21.064.62.0DSUDSU62.44.671.62.6
Fair/poor87.10.888.20.883.81.779.75.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities92.90.693.40.689.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities92.00.892.60.988.11.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities70.10.571.70.662.21.063.42.2DSUDSU54.55.766.93.3
U.S. bornYes75.10.476.90.466.00.966.02.7DSUDSU65.44.473.12.5
No60.21.357.91.664.53.165.62.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Includes physician and nonphysician office-based visits; physician and nonphysician outpatient department visits; and inpatient visits where the admission date was the same as the discharge date ("zero night" stays).

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 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.

d For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data qualiy, 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 17_1_1-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/17_utilization/T17_1_1-2a.html