Table 17_1_5-2b

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_5.2b
People who had a hospital inpatient discharge in the calendar year, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 7.40.27.70.27.60.28.60.55.60.3
Age0-172.80.22.80.32.40.34.00.63.00.4
18-445.90.25.90.35.30.37.70.75.80.4
45-647.50.47.60.47.20.510.51.16.10.9
65 and over20.20.820.50.920.31.022.62.017.22.2
GenderMale5.60.26.00.36.00.36.80.63.60.4
Female9.10.39.30.39.20.410.10.77.60.5
Family incomeaNegative/poor11.70.513.00.712.51.013.41.17.90.7
Near poor/low10.20.511.90.613.00.89.91.15.10.5
Middle6.30.36.60.37.00.45.10.64.60.5
High5.50.35.60.35.40.36.71.15.21.0
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school11.90.514.00.713.80.914.61.37.30.6
High school graduate8.90.49.30.59.10.69.30.96.10.8
At least some college7.70.37.70.37.70.39.11.06.80.9
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed5.00.25.10.24.70.36.80.64.00.4
Not employed12.50.612.70.712.50.914.91.411.41.0
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private5.00.25.00.24.80.25.40.64.60.6
Public only9.70.510.70.710.41.011.81.07.20.6
Uninsured3.50.33.70.53.60.65.51.02.90.4
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only22.01.422.41.522.91.721.63.115.83.5
Medicare and private17.31.117.41.217.51.316.92.8DSUDSU
Medicare and other public29.12.430.82.828.73.535.55.123.34.1
Location of residencecMetropolitan7.40.27.70.27.60.38.50.55.60.3
  Large central metro6.70.37.30.47.40.58.40.75.10.4
  Large fringe metro7.30.47.60.47.50.56.70.95.20.9
  Medium metro8.10.48.20.57.90.610.11.47.50.8
  Small metro8.30.78.50.87.80.911.72.06.11.0
Nonmetropolitan7.40.57.60.57.50.69.11.65.10.7
  Micropolitan7.40.67.60.67.40.710.11.94.00.9
  Noncore7.40.87.50.97.50.9DSUDSU7.01.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.20.27.40.27.30.28.00.55.40.5
Other5.30.45.50.9DSUDSUDSUDSU5.20.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good5.50.25.70.25.50.26.30.44.40.3
Fair/poor23.31.024.91.125.21.425.51.814.91.6
Activity limitationscBasic activities22.50.922.81.022.71.224.02.118.42.5
Complex activities25.61.425.91.426.01.725.62.621.93.3
Neither basic nor complex activities6.00.26.10.25.80.37.20.55.40.4
U.S. bornYes7.10.27.30.27.20.28.10.54.80.4
No6.50.47.20.88.31.36.91.45.90.5

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: 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_5-2b: 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_5-2b.html