Table 17_1_1-2d

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 17_1_1.2d
People who had an office-based or outpatient department visit in the calendar year,a by education,b United States, 2007
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 73.10.464.21.070.20.778.10.6
Age18-4462.80.750.01.457.21.070.90.9
45-6478.60.670.91.475.61.082.30.9
65 and over91.80.688.51.291.41.094.20.8
GenderMale64.40.653.41.360.61.171.00.9
Female81.30.575.61.179.10.884.60.6
RaceWhite, single race74.70.564.41.172.30.879.60.6
Black, single race66.30.962.51.661.51.773.01.5
Asian, single race65.12.167.35.455.73.867.22.4
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race59.74.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races72.62.7DSUDSU70.04.580.23.9
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races75.70.470.61.172.40.779.00.6
  Non-Hispanic, White78.10.573.61.275.30.980.70.7
  Non-Hispanic, Black66.20.962.41.761.21.773.01.5
Hispanic, all races56.41.250.11.553.81.868.11.9
Family incomecNegative/poor67.71.265.01.768.71.770.72.3
Near poor/low66.80.961.91.565.41.473.71.6
Middle70.90.762.61.768.71.276.01.0
High78.70.669.92.375.61.280.70.7
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed68.40.650.91.563.50.975.10.7
Not employed73.20.966.91.571.71.579.61.4
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private75.20.566.71.470.70.978.60.7
Public only76.51.171.91.778.91.780.82.3
Uninsured41.91.233.71.941.11.751.02.1
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only88.81.184.52.389.21.692.21.9
Medicare and private94.40.793.31.694.01.195.00.9
Medicare and other public91.51.390.61.988.14.4DSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan72.80.563.11.169.40.878.00.6
  Large central metro68.20.857.21.764.21.574.41.0
  Large fringe metro76.20.867.62.171.91.580.31.0
  Medium metro74.50.966.52.170.81.679.81.2
  Small metro75.71.568.13.174.42.380.12.1
Nonmetropolitan74.61.168.41.973.51.479.21.7
  Micropolitan75.01.468.22.474.31.779.32.1
  Noncore73.71.868.73.071.82.879.12.5
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish75.90.469.31.072.50.779.70.6
Other53.81.351.21.949.32.360.62.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good71.10.558.31.267.70.877.00.6
Fair/poor87.20.884.31.386.21.390.91.3
Activity limitationsdBasic activities92.90.690.41.191.91.195.50.8
Complex activities92.00.889.91.492.81.293.01.3
Neither basic nor complex activities70.20.557.21.166.50.876.30.6
U.S. bornYes75.70.468.61.072.10.879.90.6
No61.11.353.61.858.41.968.31.7

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 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.

c 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.

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_1-2d: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/17_utilization/T17_1_1-2d.html