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_4.2a
Adults age 65 and over with any private health insurance,a by race, United States, 2009
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 55.50.858.40.935.
Family incomebNegative/poor24.
Near poor/low46.41.650.41.829.73.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationLess than high school41.91.446.71.524.42.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate58.41.361.11.335.53.443.88.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college61.
Residence locationcMetropolitan54.30.957.
  Large central metro41.61.544.91.832.42.825.63.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro60.21.861.
  Medium metro57.21.659.21.735.
  Small metro68.52.470.62.436.97.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)60.72.562.62.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities49.
Complex activities47.42.452.62.821.24.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities59.

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_4_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_4_2a.html