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 16_1_1.2a
People under age 65 with health insurance,a by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 82.50.382.90.381.10.683.
Family incomebNegative/poor69.60.766.40.978.
Near poor/low70.20.769.60.874.
Education, ages 25-64Less than high school55.90.954.
High school graduate75.70.576.70.672.
At least some college87.60.388.60.382.40.887.
Location of residencecMetropolitan82.90.383.30.481.50.683.
  Large central metro80.50.580.40.681.00.983.01.365.
  Large fringe metro86.70.587.80.582.
  Medium metro82.40.682.50.781.
  Small metro82.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)79.71.380.61.376.
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities83.20.883.20.983.81.586.53.6DSUDSUDSUDSU79.65.0
Complex activities82.50.782.40.883.91.482.93.5DSUDSU77.
Neither basic nor complex activities79.20.480.30.474.

a. Estimates are not age adjusted.

b. Negative/poor refers to family 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 National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T16_1_1_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_1_1_2a.html