T16_1_5_1

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_5.1
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, United States, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.40.515.20.414.30.414.10.414.00.413.70.413.40.4
Age0-177.50.67.90.66.40.46.40.47.30.47.10.47.70.4
18-4421.10.721.30.620.30.620.10.619.50.619.00.518.10.5
45-6414.70.613.30.513.30.512.60.512.50.512.20.611.70.5
GenderMale17.50.617.40.516.40.516.10.516.10.515.60.515.00.5
Female13.30.513.00.412.20.412.10.412.00.411.80.411.80.4
RaceWhite, single race15.30.615.50.514.40.413.80.413.90.413.60.413.40.4
Black, single race16.40.715.20.814.60.715.60.815.31.114.40.713.60.9
Asian, single race14.31.711.91.512.92.214.32.011.61.514.21.511.31.4
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU11.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race28.33.420.74.320.53.320.63.323.24.220.93.921.13.4
Multiple races11.11.79.11.512.31.715.81.816.12.510.71.911.91.7
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races12.60.412.30.411.50.411.40.311.30.411.20.410.80.4
  Non-Hispanic, White11.70.511.80.510.80.410.30.410.30.410.30.410.10.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black16.40.815.30.814.50.715.10.815.01.114.30.713.60.9
Hispanic, all races28.91.329.51.128.60.928.50.928.91.028.00.928.21.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor27.01.225.21.123.71.124.31.025.00.923.90.923.91.0
Near poor/low25.01.026.41.024.50.924.30.923.80.924.80.924.90.9
Middle14.90.815.80.715.50.713.90.613.70.612.70.613.00.6
High7.00.56.60.55.70.46.20.56.00.46.30.45.20.3
EducationbLess than high school35.71.333.61.133.31.133.30.931.81.030.71.030.20.9
High school graduate21.90.821.60.720.90.619.10.618.30.718.30.716.80.6
At least some college10.80.510.80.510.00.510.00.510.20.59.70.49.00.4
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed17.00.516.70.516.50.515.80.515.40.515.30.414.30.4
Not employed23.61.022.60.921.10.822.00.821.70.820.50.820.80.8
Residence locationcMetropolitan15.20.515.20.514.10.414.00.413.80.413.50.413.30.4
  Large central metro17.90.817.60.717.40.817.80.817.60.816.20.715.60.6
  Large fringe metro11.20.711.70.811.60.811.10.610.90.610.60.710.20.8
  Medium metro15.21.415.91.112.70.912.31.012.51.013.00.913.20.8
  Small metro17.61.715.61.513.21.012.70.912.21.013.41.314.01.5
Nonmetropolitan16.30.914.90.915.41.014.50.815.20.814.91.013.70.9
  Micropolitan15.51.014.51.114.71.313.11.014.81.315.01.413.21.2
  Noncore17.92.115.61.516.91.617.21.516.01.314.71.314.81.5
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.30.412.20.411.50.411.20.311.40.411.10.310.80.3
Other33.51.833.71.533.51.332.71.331.41.231.31.331.71.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.90.514.80.413.90.413.70.413.60.413.30.413.10.4
Fair/poor20.41.019.71.019.00.918.50.918.81.017.80.916.30.8
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities14.91.014.41.214.61.014.41.014.81.013.01.012.91.0
Complex activities15.11.112.81.113.71.014.91.114.01.012.91.011.70.9
Neither basic nor complex activities18.70.618.30.517.50.517.20.516.60.516.60.515.80.4
U.S. bornYes12.40.412.30.4DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC11.10.410.80.3
No34.21.833.41.5DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC29.91.229.81.3

a. Negative/poor refers to household 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.

b. Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c. For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

DNC - Data not collected.

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: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T16_1_5_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_1_5_1.html