T16_1_5_2b

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_5.2b
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.40.512.60.411.70.516.40.828.91.3
Age0-177.50.66.70.76.80.94.90.710.31.1
18-4421.10.716.30.615.20.722.21.242.32.0
45-6414.70.612.70.611.00.720.61.432.51.9
GenderMale17.50.614.00.612.90.619.31.033.41.4
Female13.30.511.20.510.50.613.70.824.01.5
Family incomeaNegative/poor27.01.224.31.225.21.720.61.533.62.6
Near poor/low25.01.021.21.120.61.520.91.534.81.8
Middle14.90.812.40.812.21.014.91.227.81.9
High7.00.56.30.55.90.58.81.415.31.8
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school35.71.326.41.325.41.728.42.353.42.4
High school graduate21.90.819.20.817.31.026.21.437.61.9
At least some college10.80.59.50.58.70.614.71.124.11.8
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed17.00.513.30.512.30.519.01.038.61.8
Not employed23.61.020.00.917.21.128.41.741.72.6
Residence locationcMetropolitan15.20.512.00.510.90.615.90.829.11.4
  Large central metro17.90.812.80.810.80.917.41.130.41.6
  Large fringe metro11.20.79.30.78.20.814.01.925.82.2
  Medium metro15.21.412.61.012.11.114.71.528.04.8
  Small metro17.61.715.91.915.72.317.02.631.02.4
Nonmetropolitan16.30.915.61.014.61.020.92.825.32.0
  Micropolitan15.51.015.11.113.71.221.63.621.93.7
  Noncore17.92.116.52.316.32.418.72.428.32.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.30.411.90.411.10.516.00.716.91.1
Other33.51.822.93.8DSUDSU26.56.338.01.7
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.90.512.10.511.20.615.70.828.41.3
Fair/poor20.41.017.81.115.91.222.42.132.92.3
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities14.91.014.51.013.41.117.82.619.22.6
Complex activities15.11.114.71.113.21.220.22.919.03.4
Neither basic nor complex activities18.70.614.60.513.20.621.51.040.51.9
U.S. bornYes12.40.412.10.511.40.515.70.714.51.0
No34.21.816.81.515.82.923.53.549.72.4

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.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T16_1_5_2b: 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_2b.html