Table 17_1_1-2c

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_1.2c
People who had an office-based or outpatient department visit in the calendar year,a by family income,b United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 73.00.466.91.066.40.871.40.779.20.6
Age0-1772.80.766.11.566.01.473.01.381.61.2
18-4462.70.758.11.653.01.461.21.170.31.0
45-6478.50.672.41.970.71.976.51.182.30.9
65 and over91.60.691.11.988.81.293.11.092.51.0
GenderMale66.60.560.41.458.81.264.01.073.80.8
Female79.10.472.01.173.21.078.90.884.80.6
RaceWhite, single race74.60.568.91.267.91.072.60.880.40.6
Black, single race65.60.962.71.862.61.864.41.873.61.9
Asian, single race65.61.955.65.157.65.365.53.070.12.4
NHOPI, single race72.76.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race64.44.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races72.82.570.54.165.15.079.24.773.05.2
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races75.50.470.01.171.50.973.40.879.90.6
  Non-Hispanic, White78.10.575.31.475.51.075.30.881.30.6
  Non-Hispanic, Black65.40.962.51.862.51.864.11.873.61.9
Hispanic, all races59.21.058.41.851.11.561.01.870.42.3
Education,c age 18 and overLess than high school64.21.065.01.761.91.562.61.769.92.3
High school graduate70.20.768.71.765.41.468.71.275.61.2
At least some college78.10.670.72.373.71.676.01.080.70.7
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed68.30.554.71.955.71.365.70.975.60.7
Not employed73.10.970.81.566.71.972.21.781.31.6
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private75.70.572.81.968.01.473.00.879.20.6
Public only72.20.971.91.270.91.675.42.173.25.2
Uninsured43.41.240.52.039.11.843.52.054.32.9
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only88.51.186.04.485.92.091.11.989.92.0
Medicare and private94.40.796.11.493.31.595.60.993.91.1
Medicare and other public91.51.393.51.889.12.790.83.6DSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan72.80.566.31.165.31.071.50.878.80.6
  Large central metro68.20.762.81.660.61.566.61.375.61.0
  Large fringe metro77.00.869.02.768.42.174.91.381.61.0
  Medium metro73.90.967.82.468.91.973.31.779.11.5
  Small metro74.31.570.93.067.93.374.02.179.02.2
Nonmetropolitan74.01.069.32.171.41.471.01.881.91.4
  Micropolitan74.41.468.62.770.52.072.22.182.31.9
  Noncore73.31.870.62.773.32.669.03.281.02.3
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish75.50.469.51.171.00.973.60.780.30.6
Other56.61.258.62.151.11.856.92.263.12.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good71.40.463.41.163.60.969.80.878.20.6
Fair/poor87.10.883.31.483.71.587.31.494.11.1
Activity limitationsdBasic activities92.90.687.31.791.91.294.90.995.01.1
Complex activities92.00.888.51.791.31.593.81.394.61.7
Neither basic nor complex activities70.10.561.21.460.61.167.40.877.00.7
U.S. bornYes75.10.469.41.070.40.973.10.780.40.6
No60.21.355.52.749.91.960.92.170.31.9

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 17_1_1-2c: 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_1-2c.html