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_3.2a
People under age 65 with any private health insurance,a by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 63.30.566.30.547.40.971.31.350.48.635.93.947.82.1
Family incomebNegative/poor15.30.816.
Near poor/low37.40.938.
Education, ages 25-64Less than high school29.70.830.30.928.31.735.23.7DSUDSU10.32.820.65.4
High school graduate61.40.664.20.748.71.559.82.9DSUDSU38.25.540.64.8
At least some college79.70.481.60.567.
Location of residencecMetropolitan64.60.567.90.648.
  Large central metro60.30.863.
  Large fringe metro72.90.876.10.956.
  Medium metro62.
  Small metro62.01.864.91.943.42.570.75.2DSUDSUDSUDSU42.95.4
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)54.41.956.
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities40.
Complex activities36.
Neither basic nor complex activities70.30.572.70.557.

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_3_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_3_2a.html