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_1.2c
People under age 65 with health insurance,a by family income,b United States, 2009
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 82.50.369.60.770.20.782.20.594.20.2
RaceAI/AN only67.53.861.77.759.96.569.
Asian only83.
NHOPI only73.25.5DSUDSU57.59.981.89.7DSUDSU
Black only81.10.678.
White only82.90.366.40.969.60.882.40.594.50.3
Multiple races81.81.483.12.774.23.379.52.692.71.7
EthnicityHispanic, all races67.10.859.41.359.61.371.
Non-Hispanic, all races85.60.374.30.874.20.884.20.594.70.2
  Non-Hispanic, Black81.20.677.
  Non-Hispanic, White86.80.372.
Education, ages 25-64Less than high school55.90.950.11.648.91.462.71.779.92.2
High school graduate75.70.554.91.663.
At least some college87.60.361.81.668.
Location of residencecMetropolitan82.90.369.60.869.90.782.30.594.30.3
  Large central metro80.50.568.
  Large fringe metro86.70.570.81.972.51.683.
  Medium metro82.40.669.11.670.91.483.
  Small metro82.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)79.71.369.62.369.92.381.61.793.80.9
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities83.20.878.51.779.01.783.51.594.71.1
Complex activities82.50.778.11.478.91.683.11.393.11.2
Neither basic nor complex activities79.20.456.91.560.

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_2c: 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_2c.html