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_2.2c
People under age 65 with public health insurance only,a by family income,b United States, 2009
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 36.40.583.80.862.00.929.
RaceAI/AN only64.03.993.22.470.
Asian only28.31.370.
Black only51.80.987.
White only33.50.582.
Multiple races51.
EthnicityHispanic, all races62.00.992.40.874.
Non-Hispanic, all races31.10.579.
  Non-Hispanic, Black51.30.987.
  Non-Hispanic, White26.50.575.61.754.01.325.
Education, ages 25-64Less than high school69.70.893.10.775.
High school graduate38.30.685.
At least some college20.30.474.81.551.11.322.
Location of residencecMetropolitan35.10.582.
  Large central metro39.30.884.
  Large fringe metro26.90.880.81.959.
  Medium metro37.
  Small metro37.81.877.73.557.92.630.82.613.51.7
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)42.41.786.
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)45.51.990.71.861.23.630.62.311.51.8
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities59.
Complex activities63.
Neither basic nor complex activities29.60.569.

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_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_2_2c.html