Table 8_3_1-1

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 8_3_1.1
People with current asthma who are now taking preventive medicine daily or almost daily (either oral or inhaler), 2003-2007
  20072006200520042003
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 29.11.231.61.332.21.130.31.230.11.3
Age0-1729.72.331.22.130.62.332.82.528.42.4
18-4419.91.923.72.123.11.920.51.821.41.9
45-6432.92.333.82.340.72.535.62.338.72.7
65 and over43.63.847.63.541.03.641.83.842.03.8
GenderMale26.91.730.11.930.31.829.11.631.11.9
Female30.61.632.61.633.61.631.21.629.41.6
RaceWhite, single race30.21.533.61.534.01.331.11.430.41.5
Black, single race25.22.524.62.527.42.431.82.929.42.6
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races29.61.332.71.433.61.330.71.330.31.3
  Non-Hispanic, White30.91.635.11.635.91.531.81.630.81.6
  Non-Hispanic, Black25.42.625.12.627.72.431.03.029.22.6
Hispanic, all races25.52.923.22.621.12.427.42.928.03.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor23.52.431.22.727.12.429.42.226.02.3
Near poor/low25.52.830.82.629.32.728.62.326.52.3
Middle30.22.331.12.530.12.427.12.129.22.4
High32.92.432.62.138.52.234.82.235.72.4
EducationbLess than high school29.93.131.22.628.32.627.12.625.42.6
High school graduate31.32.933.32.933.02.928.82.529.42.9
At least some college27.12.031.12.234.52.130.82.234.02.3
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed24.61.827.01.930.31.726.91.826.51.9
Not employed27.42.630.22.633.12.627.92.533.32.9
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private29.21.729.81.732.81.630.71.630.81.7
Public only26.52.330.72.230.12.330.02.228.62.1
Uninsured11.12.717.63.916.93.812.63.212.82.6
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSU47.66.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private45.45.749.25.145.24.743.15.244.14.9
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan29.51.432.11.532.71.330.01.329.91.4
  Large central metro24.72.327.12.126.62.023.82.326.82.4
  Large fringe metro32.52.535.52.937.82.835.52.732.22.8
  Medium metro31.63.131.13.134.72.532.22.430.92.6
  Small metro32.84.442.14.336.54.230.63.532.33.9
Nonmetropolitan27.33.329.12.929.52.231.72.830.93.0
  Micropolitan28.64.330.44.030.92.834.93.029.73.8
  Noncore24.64.726.43.927.23.125.24.933.23.6
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish29.31.331.91.432.81.230.31.229.91.3
Other27.93.925.83.622.44.430.84.732.85.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good27.81.429.31.430.21.328.21.427.41.5
Fair/poor33.92.539.82.638.92.637.72.340.32.6
Activity limitationscBasic activities37.33.037.82.735.02.636.02.737.22.9
Complex activities35.63.238.63.335.13.236.43.436.53.3
Neither basic nor complex activities25.81.729.41.831.71.726.91.729.21.8

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 8_3_1-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_3_1-1.html