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_4.2c
Adults age 65 and over with any private health insurance,a by family income,b United States, 2009
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 55.50.824.
Asian only38.43.9DSUDSUDSUDSU46.56.854.55.0
Black only35.
White only58.40.929.72.750.41.861.31.468.31.5
EthnicityHispanic, all races22.51.9DSUDSU14.
Non-Hispanic, all races58.10.828.62.449.51.761.51.468.51.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black36.
  Non-Hispanic, White61.50.936.13.354.
EducationLess than high school41.91.419.52.442.
High school graduate58.41.332.43.951.92.362.61.867.82.3
At least some college61.
Location of residencecMetropolitan54.30.922.22.444.51.857.11.666.81.5
  Large central metro41.61.514.
  Large fringe metro60.21.828.
  Medium metro57.21.625.75.945.53.360.
  Small metro68.52.432.07.767.24.472.83.475.23.8
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)60.72.530.
Activity limitationscBasic activities49.
Complex activities47.42.419.34.848.54.454.44.667.06.3
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_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_4_2c.html