T16_1_6_2a

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_6.2a
People under age 65 with any period of uninsurance during the year, by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 28.10.627.60.831.61.023.91.8DSUDSU38.13.627.82.8
Age0-1720.10.820.31.020.01.616.82.6DSUDSUDSUDSU19.83.3
18-4437.00.837.00.940.71.324.42.3DSUDSU54.44.438.53.9
45-6423.00.821.50.930.81.629.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSU26.56.5
GenderMale29.40.728.80.834.01.325.42.3DSUDSU43.94.929.23.4
Female26.70.726.50.829.41.222.51.9DSUDSU31.35.126.43.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor45.21.448.11.838.01.948.47.0DSUDSU46.55.932.04.5
Near poor/low44.61.145.61.339.62.048.35.3DSUDSUDSUDSU41.77.9
Middle28.10.927.91.130.51.622.82.9DSUDSUDSUDSU27.65.0
High14.00.713.70.816.71.912.42.1DSUDSUDSUDSU18.95.0
Education,b ages 18 and overLess than high school51.51.352.71.647.62.346.75.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate36.50.935.11.142.01.535.84.2DSUDSUDSUDSU41.75.3
At least some college21.50.720.70.827.91.420.22.1DSUDSUDSUDSU27.84.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed29.20.728.70.834.41.222.42.0DSUDSU42.63.933.44.3
Not employed38.11.136.71.543.81.939.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan27.70.727.20.931.41.123.81.9DSUDSU33.34.226.92.9
  Large central metro32.11.232.61.434.11.923.32.7DSUDSU34.76.833.45.4
  Large fringe metro21.61.020.71.025.62.623.93.9DSUDSUDSUDSU24.05.6
  Medium metro27.71.727.22.133.82.022.33.5DSUDSUDSUDSU21.43.8
  Small metro29.52.129.42.430.73.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan30.21.329.61.432.62.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan29.41.828.51.932.83.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore31.82.431.62.731.74.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish24.70.623.60.730.91.017.32.0DSUDSU32.24.026.73.0
Other49.11.853.21.950.76.929.62.8DSUDSU58.87.1DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good27.40.727.10.830.81.123.31.9DSUDSU33.74.227.33.0
Fair/poor34.61.233.51.438.32.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities26.81.426.11.629.82.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities26.41.425.61.628.73.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities31.50.730.80.937.51.226.12.1DSUDSU45.95.136.43.7
U.S. bornYes25.10.624.20.730.51.019.42.2DSUDSU32.13.827.62.9
No47.11.854.52.143.94.125.72.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T16_1_6_2a: 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_6_2a.html