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2011 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.

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Adults with limited English proficiency and usual source of care who had assistance, by family income,a United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 89.51.989.93.191.12.288.23.2DSUDSU
Age18-4489.72.491.04.589.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
45-6491.62.2DSUDSU91.63.289.34.3DSUDSU
65 and over86.54.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale92.81.9DSUDSU92.53.592.93.0DSUDSU
Female87.82.389.63.590.42.484.64.4DSUDSU
RaceWhite, single race92.71.494.22.490.92.592.32.6DSUDSU
Black, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single race75.07.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races71.17.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Non-Hispanic, WhiteDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Non-Hispanic, BlackDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races94.61.195.81.694.41.593.22.5DSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school92.21.892.13.095.11.991.03.1DSUDSU
High school graduate84.14.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college84.04.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed92.61.8DSUDSU93.52.192.02.9DSUDSU
Not employed87.52.992.13.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private87.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSU87.14.3DSUDSU
Public only88.93.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured95.42.097.11.895.42.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public�84.97.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan�89.32.089.43.291.02.387.93.4DSUDSU
  Large central metro91.02.692.33.490.23.191.83.9DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro82.65.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro86.84.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan�DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglishDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other89.51.989.93.191.12.288.23.2DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good�88.52.690.93.989.03.687.23.6DSUDSU
Fair/poor91.62.3DSUDSU95.22.590.04.3DSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities87.05.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activitiesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities90.31.792.53.289.42.788.53.2DSUDSU
U.S. bornYesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No�90.21.990.53.191.62.289.32.9DSUDSU

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 March 2012
Internet Citation: T14_1_13_1_2c: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/14_patientcenteredness/T14_1_13_1_2c.html