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_2.1a
People under age 65 with public health insurance only,a United States, 2005-2009
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 36.40.534.00.532.90.433.30.531.50.4
RaceAI/AN only64.03.969.03.563.
Asian only28.31.325.41.326.51.427.41.427.41.4
NHOPI only49.48.651.57.747.68.5DSUDSU36.210.0
Black only51.80.949.
White only33.50.531.30.530.10.530.60.528.80.4
Multiple races51.
EthnicityHispanic, all races62.00.959.70.957.70.959.40.956.90.8
Non-Hispanic, all races31.10.528.90.528.10.528.40.526.80.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black51.30.948.
  Non-Hispanic, White26.50.524.50.523.70.524.20.622.60.4
Family incomebNegative/poor83.80.879.
Near poor/low62.00.961.20.959.30.856.40.954.70.8
Education, ages 25-64Less than high school69.70.866.40.862.90.961.70.960.60.8
High school graduate38.30.635.30.734.10.633.40.631.50.5
At least some college20.30.417.60.417.60.417.80.416.50.3
Location of residencecMetropolitan35.10.533.20.531.90.532.10.5DNADNA
  Large central metro39.30.836.90.835.50.837.10.836.20.6
  Large fringe metro26.90.825.80.924.00.923.80.922.60.7
  Medium metro37.
  Small metro37.81.837.41.836.21.635.11.932.71.5
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)42.41.738.71.737.61.638.51.734.01.4
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)45.51.938.
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities59.
Complex activities63.
Neither basic nor complex activities29.60.526.40.527.30.527.80.5DNADNA

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population. Age data are unadjusted.

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.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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_2_1a: 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_2_1a.html