Table 17_1_5-2a

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_5.2a
People who had a hospital inpatient discharge in the calendar year, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 7.40.27.20.28.60.55.60.8DSUDSU8.42.19.11.6
Age0-172.80.22.60.34.00.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-445.90.25.40.37.90.85.21.1DSUDSUDSUDSU9.52.2
45-647.50.47.10.410.51.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over20.20.820.10.922.31.917.34.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale5.60.25.50.36.90.64.71.0DSUDSUDSUDSU6.21.7
Female9.10.38.90.310.10.76.41.1DSUDSUDSUDSU11.52.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor11.70.510.80.713.51.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU10.62.8
Near poor/low10.20.510.60.69.81.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle6.30.36.50.45.10.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High5.50.35.40.36.71.14.91.1DSUDSUDSUDSU6.71.9
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school11.90.511.30.614.41.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate8.90.48.70.59.50.98.62.4DSUDSUDSUDSU16.64.7
At least some college7.70.37.60.39.11.05.31.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed5.00.24.60.26.80.64.00.9DSUDSUDSUDSU11.23.1
Not employed12.50.612.20.715.11.59.52.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private5.00.24.80.25.40.64.80.9DSUDSUDSUDSU8.72.2
Public only9.70.59.10.611.91.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU8.92.3
Uninsured3.50.33.30.45.41.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only22.01.422.41.621.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private17.31.117.41.216.82.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public29.12.427.62.834.25.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan7.40.27.20.28.50.55.80.9DSUDSU9.32.48.71.7
  Large central metro6.70.36.60.38.50.74.61.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro7.30.47.20.46.60.97.01.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro8.10.47.90.59.91.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU10.42.6
  Small metro8.30.77.60.811.62.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan7.40.57.30.59.11.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan7.40.67.20.610.11.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore7.40.87.50.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.20.27.10.28.00.55.51.1DSUDSU9.22.59.01.6
Other5.30.45.20.4DSUDSU5.21.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good5.50.25.30.26.30.44.60.8DSUDSU7.82.27.81.7
Fair/poor23.31.023.31.125.11.720.15.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities22.50.922.31.124.02.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities25.61.425.61.625.92.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities6.00.25.80.27.20.54.70.9DSUDSUDSUDSU11.12.7
U.S. bornYes7.10.26.90.28.20.53.10.9DSUDSU9.22.49.11.6
No6.50.46.70.56.51.36.61.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a 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.

b 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 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 17_1_5-2a: 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_5-2a.html