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_2.2b
People under age 65 with public health insurance only,a by ethnicity, United States, 2009
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 36.40.531.10.526.50.551.30.962.00.9
Family incomebNegative/poor83.80.879.
Near poor/low62.00.957.
Education, ages 25-64Less than high school69.70.863.
High school graduate38.30.635.90.732.40.850.41.553.21.4
At least some college20.30.419.00.416.80.531.
Location of residencecMetropolitan35.10.529.30.523.90.650.
  Large central metro39.30.830.60.921.
  Large fringe metro26.90.823.30.819.40.842.
  Medium metro37.
  Small metro37.81.835.01.931.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)42.41.739.21.436.11.558.22.469.74.8
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)45.51.942.51.840.71.959.93.370.25.1
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities59.
Complex activities63.
Neither basic nor complex activities29.60.525.30.521.90.642.

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_2_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_2_2b.html