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_2.2a
People under age 65 with public health insurance only,a by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 36.40.533.50.551.80.928.31.349.48.664.03.951.62.1
Family incomebNegative/poor83.80.882.
Near poor/low62.00.961.
Education, ages 25-64Less than high school69.70.869.10.970.81.864.33.7DSUDSU89.72.876.65.9
High school graduate38.30.635.60.750.51.539.62.9DSUDSU61.85.557.34.8
At least some college20.30.418.40.531.
Location of residencecMetropolitan35.10.531.90.651.10.928.31.351.39.360.54.449.82.2
  Large central metro39.30.836.
  Large fringe metro26.90.823.80.943.
  Medium metro37.
  Small metro37.81.834.91.956.32.529.35.2DSUDSU61.614.055.55.5
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)45.51.943.
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities59.
Complex activities63.
Neither basic nor complex activities29.60.527.30.542.

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_2_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_2_2a.html