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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.

Table 14_1_13.1_2d
Adults with limited English proficiency and usual source of care who had assistance, by education,a United States, 2008
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 89.41.992.21.884.14.784.04.8
Age18-4489.52.491.42.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
45-6491.42.296.41.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over86.34.787.34.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale92.72.094.81.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Female87.62.390.82.485.54.7DSUDSU
RaceWhite, single race92.61.593.81.690.05.3DSUDSU
Black, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single race74.47.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races70.77.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Non-Hispanic, WhiteDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Non-Hispanic, BlackDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races94.61.195.61.195.43.2DSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor89.83.192.13.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low�91.02.295.11.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle87.93.291.03.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
HighDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed92.41.895.41.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed87.52.991.93.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private87.03.388.73.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only88.93.194.72.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured95.32.097.61.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private�DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public84.67.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan�89.12.092.01.984.14.883.84.9
  Large central metro90.82.692.82.485.66.6DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro82.55.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro86.74.890.54.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan�DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglishDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other89.41.992.21.884.14.784.04.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good�88.32.690.72.587.64.7DSUDSU
Fair/poor91.52.394.92.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities87.05.186.86.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activitiesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities90.11.793.51.586.14.8DSUDSU
U.S. bornYesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No90.11.992.41.886.64.584.25.0

a. 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.

b. 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.

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_2d: 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_2d.html