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_1.2b
People under age 65 with health insurance,a by ethnicity, United States, 2009
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 82.50.385.60.386.80.381.20.667.10.8
Family incomebNegative/poor69.60.774.30.872.
Near poor/low70.20.774.20.874.90.974.
Education, ages 25-64Less than high school55.90.968.
High school graduate75.70.578.20.579.80.672.71.359.91.4
At least some college87.60.388.70.390.00.382.50.875.51.0
Location of residencecMetropolitan82.90.386.40.387.80.481.70.667.50.7
  Large central metro80.50.585.60.588.00.681.20.967.50.9
  Large fringe metro86.70.589.00.490.50.582.
  Medium metro82.40.685.40.686.20.781.
  Small metro82.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)79.71.382.20.983.
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities83.20.884.00.884.
Complex activities82.50.783.50.783.80.883.81.473.12.1
Neither basic nor complex activities79.20.482.80.484.70.474.

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.

Key: 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_2b: 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_2b.html