Table 17_1_1-2b

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 17_1_1.2b
People who had an office-based or outpatient department visit in the calendar year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 73.00.475.50.478.10.565.40.959.21.0
Age0-1772.80.775.00.878.31.064.01.964.71.5
18-4462.70.765.80.768.60.855.51.548.91.4
45-6478.50.679.90.681.30.774.31.365.91.7
65 and over91.60.691.90.692.70.789.51.486.82.0
GenderMale66.60.569.50.672.20.758.01.251.41.3
Female79.10.481.10.583.80.571.91.167.61.1
Family incomebNegative/poor66.91.070.01.175.31.462.51.858.41.8
Near poor/low66.40.871.50.975.51.062.51.851.11.5
Middle71.40.773.40.875.30.864.11.861.01.8
High79.20.679.90.681.30.673.61.970.42.3
Education,c age 18 and overLess than high school64.21.070.61.173.61.262.41.750.11.5
High school graduate70.20.772.40.775.30.961.21.753.81.8
At least some college78.10.679.00.680.70.773.01.568.11.9
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed68.30.571.10.673.10.762.11.251.41.4
Not employed73.10.975.81.080.21.064.72.160.41.9
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private75.70.576.50.578.40.667.71.268.41.4
Public only72.20.974.91.080.41.368.21.866.01.8
Uninsured43.41.247.81.551.61.836.22.334.11.6
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only88.51.188.41.289.31.386.92.390.02.9
Medicare and private94.40.794.60.795.10.792.41.9DSUDSU
Medicare and other public91.51.391.91.492.71.791.42.790.13.0
Location of residencedMetropolitan72.80.575.50.578.40.565.81.059.71.1
  Large central metro68.20.772.30.876.21.067.01.356.81.3
  Large fringe metro77.00.878.90.880.90.867.72.362.32.4
  Medium metro73.90.975.20.978.10.961.62.265.22.9
  Small metro74.31.575.61.577.51.762.63.361.63.8
Nonmetropolitan74.01.075.41.076.81.062.22.753.83.0
  Micropolitan74.41.476.11.277.11.364.13.849.34.0
  Noncore73.31.874.21.876.21.858.53.461.44.8
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish75.50.476.30.478.60.566.20.965.51.4
Other56.61.261.02.365.24.645.86.654.71.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good71.40.474.10.576.90.563.11.056.51.1
Fair/poor87.10.888.00.889.70.983.51.782.31.8
Activity limitationsdBasic activities92.90.693.10.693.80.789.61.690.32.1
Complex activities92.00.892.00.892.80.988.01.891.92.4
Neither basic nor complex activities70.10.572.80.575.50.662.21.053.61.2
U.S. bornYes75.10.476.30.478.60.565.80.964.31.1
No60.21.367.81.671.52.863.93.252.71.6

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: 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_1-2b: 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_1-2b.html