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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 who had usual source of care, by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.22.747.53.1DSUDSU60.15.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age18-4435.83.234.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-6455.23.156.53.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over84.03.284.44.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale37.43.135.73.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female59.82.658.63.0DSUDSU65.95.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor47.43.242.73.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low43.83.344.73.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle51.84.851.95.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High64.87.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school49.93.447.73.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate46.23.744.14.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college53.65.555.16.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed38.73.137.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed53.43.353.23.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private65.63.468.33.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only69.53.667.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured25.42.725.12.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public84.64.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan49.22.847.53.2DSUDSU60.85.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro48.73.645.74.1DSUDSU65.85.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro�47.14.547.85.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro54.95.054.44.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan48.88.348.18.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglishDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other48.52.746.43.1DSUDSU60.85.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good43.72.941.43.3DSUDSU57.46.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor67.02.966.63.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities86.84.086.04.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities�DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities44.72.743.43.1DSUDSU53.56.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No48.32.746.43.1DSUDSU60.15.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_2_2a: 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_2a.html