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_3.2b
People under age 65 with any private health insurance,a by ethnicity, United States, 2009
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 63.30.568.60.573.30.548.00.937.30.9
Family incomebNegative/poor15.30.819.
Near poor/low37.40.942.
Education, ages 25-64Less than high school29.70.835.
High school graduate61.40.663.90.767.50.848.81.546.11.4
At least some college79.70.480.90.483.20.568.
Location of residencecMetropolitan64.60.570.50.575.90.648.
  Large central metro60.30.869.10.978.
  Large fringe metro72.90.876.50.880.50.856.
  Medium metro62.
  Small metro62.01.864.91.968.
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)54.41.957.41.859.31.938.93.329.55.1
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities40.
Complex activities36.
Neither basic nor complex activities70.30.574.70.578.10.657.

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_3_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_3_2b.html