T16_1_5_2c

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_5.2c
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by family income,a United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.40.527.01.225.01.014.90.87.00.5
Age0-177.50.67.91.19.81.38.01.24.70.8
18-4421.10.741.51.835.11.419.11.08.40.7
45-6414.70.634.12.028.81.815.71.06.80.7
GenderMale17.50.631.31.527.91.317.60.98.20.6
Female13.30.523.31.222.21.112.10.95.80.5
RaceWhite, single race15.30.628.91.625.91.215.10.96.80.5
Black, single race16.40.720.21.420.31.515.31.29.31.5
Asian, single race14.31.735.36.431.75.29.72.47.61.8
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race28.33.439.65.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races11.11.720.94.713.83.511.93.0DSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races12.60.424.31.221.21.112.40.86.30.5
  Non-Hispanic, White11.70.525.21.720.61.512.21.05.90.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black16.40.820.61.520.91.514.91.28.81.4
Hispanic, all races28.91.333.62.634.81.827.81.915.31.8
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school35.71.342.12.544.02.033.12.217.02.5
High school graduate21.90.841.92.130.61.618.91.112.11.1
At least some college10.80.531.32.125.91.912.00.95.00.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed17.00.544.11.835.11.317.00.97.00.5
Not employed23.61.034.21.827.41.720.81.811.41.5
Residence locationcMetropolitan15.20.527.31.425.91.114.80.86.70.5
  Large central metro17.90.828.91.627.81.617.01.48.61.0
  Large fringe metro11.20.724.52.922.82.112.51.24.50.6
  Medium metro15.21.427.14.125.22.413.41.26.91.2
  Small metro17.61.727.62.527.73.816.52.88.81.4
Nonmetropolitan16.30.925.32.120.92.014.92.19.31.7
  Micropolitan15.51.027.12.920.32.013.11.98.21.9
  Noncore17.92.121.63.422.24.218.44.711.72.4
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.30.423.51.020.40.912.20.86.20.5
Other33.51.837.23.339.32.232.02.818.62.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.90.526.51.224.71.114.70.86.90.5
Fair/poor20.41.029.72.427.12.116.11.68.71.9
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities14.91.021.82.521.32.812.42.07.81.7
Complex activities15.11.120.42.217.32.712.52.39.02.2
Neither basic nor complex activities18.70.643.31.834.91.218.40.97.50.5
U.S. bornYes12.40.421.11.019.60.912.50.86.30.5
No34.21.855.64.050.12.230.02.512.21.5

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: 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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T16_1_5_2c: 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_2c.html