T16_1_5_2d

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_5.2d
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by education,a United States, 2008
  TotalaLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.30.535.71.321.90.810.80.5
Age18-4421.00.738.21.826.01.012.00.6
45-6414.50.631.01.516.61.09.30.6
GenderMale21.10.739.71.724.71.112.20.7
Female15.60.630.91.619.10.99.60.5
RaceWhite, single race17.90.637.31.620.90.910.30.5
Black, single race21.70.928.42.426.51.414.61.1
Asian, single race15.42.035.46.021.03.811.01.7
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race36.83.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races13.62.1DSUDSU15.93.410.32.4
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races14.60.526.41.319.20.89.50.5
  Non-Hispanic, White13.20.525.41.717.31.08.70.6
  Non-Hispanic, Black21.61.028.42.326.21.414.71.1
Hispanic, all races39.31.853.42.437.61.924.11.8
Family incomebNegative/poor39.01.542.12.541.92.131.32.1
Near poor/low32.71.144.02.030.61.625.91.9
Middle17.80.833.12.218.91.112.00.9
High7.50.517.02.512.11.15.00.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.80.539.71.520.70.99.60.5
Not employed23.51.029.11.925.61.417.31.3
Residence locationcMetropolitan18.10.636.51.621.90.910.90.5
  Large central metro21.40.940.92.527.11.312.30.9
  Large fringe metro13.60.931.22.517.41.58.00.8
  Medium metro18.31.733.83.921.02.512.21.1
  Small metro19.71.537.83.920.72.311.71.8
Nonmetropolitan19.21.032.02.821.91.910.71.5
  Micropolitan18.91.331.12.723.52.39.11.6
  Noncore19.71.933.65.018.53.113.93.1
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.70.425.61.119.30.89.50.5
Other42.82.257.52.742.43.025.12.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good17.90.637.41.521.90.810.40.5
Fair/poor21.41.129.32.122.01.614.91.6
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities14.91.019.62.416.21.911.11.5
Complex activities14.91.114.61.815.62.014.51.9
Neither basic nor complex activities18.60.638.31.522.50.810.70.5
U.S. bornYes14.90.526.51.219.30.89.50.5
No34.41.855.52.738.22.118.11.3

a. Persons age 18 and over. 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.

b. 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.

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T16_1_5_2d: 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_2d.html