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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_13.2_1
Adults with limited English proficiency who had usual source of care, United States, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupSample SizePercentSESample SizePercentSESample SizePercentSESample SizePercentSESample SizePercentSESample SizePercentSESample SizePercentSE
Total 1,89449.22.71,65950.42.21,90450.72.01,96448.82.31,93752.92.21,96849.72.42,35064.41.7
Age18-4499835.83.291936.82.61,06937.02.61,15634.22.71,15839.92.51,21037.32.41,57257.02.2
45-6465355.23.148958.52.758359.02.956059.33.052059.93.050660.33.259473.42.6
65 and over24384.03.225188.92.725290.62.424883.63.325989.52.525282.33.318493.12.0
GenderMale82837.43.172636.72.582636.62.582334.62.884541.62.583338.32.51,23257.62.1
Female1,06659.82.693363.42.41,07863.82.11,14161.62.31,09263.72.31,13559.82.61,11872.31.8
RaceWhite, single race1,59847.53.11,49048.72.31,73747.92.11,79946.52.41,76650.42.21,79747.12.31,84462.31.9
Black, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single race19260.15.512964.45.712269.45.110865.85.112271.54.712663.26.739970.03.5
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races26358.94.217566.04.819866.05.418061.54.620269.24.521967.54.871869.92.3
  Non-Hispanic, WhiteDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU25070.23.6
  Non-Hispanic, BlackDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races1,63146.83.01,48447.52.31,70646.82.01,78445.72.41,73548.82.21,74944.52.31,63259.42.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor57247.43.247953.73.559753.93.163651.32.963650.23.765249.53.536953.33.8
Near poor/low67643.83.363350.83.074748.72.981648.03.175555.02.982249.13.073261.23.0
Middle51151.84.845246.33.546647.03.341447.14.046050.93.640346.93.774963.52.8
High13564.87.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU50071.93.1
EducationbLess than high school1,25449.93.41,20250.82.71,38948.82.31,43749.22.81,40454.12.31,44848.02.695963.72.4
High school graduate39246.23.727946.54.030154.24.133846.03.731449.04.030452.54.161754.93.2
At least some college21153.65.514853.45.518055.95.015953.35.517148.56.118250.26.075170.72.3
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed1,10738.73.194939.62.61,10440.32.61,12936.72.41,07141.72.61,08639.42.71,62061.32.1
Not employed54353.43.345754.73.454856.63.158556.93.460456.42.962756.03.454663.12.8
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private41465.63.432966.43.436862.04.138160.43.739866.73.341963.93.71,15570.62.1
Public only28069.53.624867.84.237365.24.236867.83.733267.03.835668.74.328976.53.3
Uninsured95725.42.783127.82.391129.12.196725.32.494829.02.394125.32.372237.23.0
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public14284.64.714695.12.415692.12.315486.73.817491.92.616186.73.4DSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan1,77049.22.81,50750.82.31,71951.32.11,80648.72.41,79753.12.31,80649.82.52,16164.61.7
  Large central metro1,10348.73.692550.82.81,10151.92.41,19249.42.91,19653.52.81,25049.72.51,34865.11.9
  Large fringe metro25247.14.521246.35.921647.34.821746.85.920448.96.119150.86.440459.54.4
  Medium metro33354.95.030454.25.531454.83.432149.93.834251.53.827045.28.029571.25.0
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU11468.95.5
Nonmetropolitan12448.88.315243.46.118540.99.215848.96.714050.55.516247.75.318960.87.7
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU14238.311.011446.46.3DSUDSUDSU11846.05.314365.210.1
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good1,42843.72.91,27444.62.51,45345.52.41,53543.12.61,52247.02.31,55044.82.52,02062.21.9
Fair/poor46667.02.938470.73.145172.63.042972.12.741575.92.841870.63.533079.13.1
Activity limitationscBasic activities16986.84.018791.42.719884.63.922182.53.120288.23.320285.83.817988.92.7
Complex activitiesDSUDSUDSU10790.53.211690.73.612377.45.910389.04.2DSUDSUDSU11485.13.6
Neither basic nor complex activities1,68544.72.71,42445.02.31,65246.92.21,69244.32.41,66548.82.21,73046.02.42,12762.31.8
U.S. bornYesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDSUDSUDSU53569.22.9
No1,81748.32.71,60249.82.2DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC1,87848.92.41,81563.41.9

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.

DNC - Data not collected.

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_2_1: 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_2_1.html