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_4.2b
Adults age 65 and over with any private health insurance,a by ethnicity, United States, 2009
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 55.50.858.10.861.50.936.
Family incomebNegative/poor24.
Near poor/low46.41.649.51.754.
EducationLess than high school41.91.447.41.554.71.824.
High school graduate58.41.360.01.362.91.436.03.527.24.1
At least some college61.
Residence locationcMetropolitan54.30.957.20.960.
  Large central metro41.61.546.21.751.
  Large fringe metro60.21.861.61.963.22.0514.528.55.4
  Medium metro57.21.659.11.761.31.835.85.326.74.0
  Small metro68.52.468.82.471.02.436.97.5DSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)60.72.562.72.564.92.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities49.
Complex activities47.42.449.92.555.92.921.54.8DSUDSU
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: 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_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_4_2b.html