T14_1_13_2_2b

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_2b
Adults with limited English proficiency who had usual source of care, by ethnicity, United States, 2008
  TotalNon-Hispanic  
  All racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.22.758.94.2DSUDSUDSUDSU46.83.0
Age18-4435.83.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU34.63.4
45-6455.23.152.06.6DSUDSUDSUDSU56.23.2
65 and over84.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU81.54.2
GenderMale�37.43.149.95.5DSUDSUDSUDSU35.13.4
Female59.82.664.35.5DSUDSUDSUDSU58.42.7
Family incomeaNegative/poor47.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU44.13.1
Near poor/low43.83.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU43.23.2
Middle51.84.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU52.55.6
High64.87.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school49.93.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU47.63.4
High school graduate46.23.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU42.44.5
At least some college53.65.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU52.45.1
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed38.73.148.45.9DSUDSUDSUDSU36.93.4
Not employed53.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU54.73.1
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private65.63.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU68.43.8
Public only69.53.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU67.73.3
Uninsured25.42.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU25.92.9
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public84.64.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan49.22.859.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSU46.63.0
  Large central metro48.73.659.34.9DSUDSUDSUDSU46.23.9
  Large fringe metro47.14.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU44.45.1
  Medium metro54.95.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU52.44.4
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan48.88.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU50.79.2
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglishDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other48.52.759.24.6DSUDSUDSUDSU46.23.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good43.72.954.34.2DSUDSUDSUDSU40.93.4
Fair/poor67.02.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU65.02.8
Activity limitationscBasic activities86.84.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU83.94.7
Complex activitiesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities44.72.750.84.4DSUDSUDSUDSU43.33.1
U.S. bornYesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No48.32.758.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSU46.03.0

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: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T14_1_13_2_2b: 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_2b.html