Table 8_3_1-2a

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 8_3_1.2a
People with current asthma who are now taking preventive medicine daily or almost daily (either oral or inhaler), by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 29.11.230.21.525.22.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age1-1729.72.330.82.923.73.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-4419.91.920.72.221.14.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-6432.92.333.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over43.63.844.24.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale26.91.728.02.023.03.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female30.61.631.72.026.93.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor23.52.422.93.026.14.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low25.52.826.23.324.85.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle30.22.331.32.624.94.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High32.92.433.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school29.93.129.23.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate31.32.933.73.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college27.12.028.42.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed24.61.826.52.117.64.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed27.42.626.63.134.05.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, under age 65Any private29.21.730.91.922.73.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only26.52.324.32.528.84.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured11.12.711.73.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private45.45.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan29.51.431.21.724.32.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro24.72.326.33.320.22.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro32.52.534.83.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro31.63.132.53.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro32.84.432.55.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan27.33.325.83.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan28.64.328.24.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore24.64.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish29.31.330.41.525.52.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other27.93.928.54.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good27.81.429.01.724.32.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor33.92.535.23.027.94.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities37.33.038.93.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities35.63.235.03.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities25.81.727.42.020.14.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes29.51.330.71.525.22.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No23.43.624.34.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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 8_3_1-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_3_1-2a.html