T16_1_6_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_6.2b
People under age 65 with any period of uninsurance during the year, by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 28.10.624.60.623.10.731.21.045.11.3
Age0-1720.10.817.80.917.41.119.31.528.31.7
18-4437.00.832.10.730.70.940.31.358.61.7
45-6423.00.820.50.818.40.930.51.645.21.6
GenderMale29.40.725.40.723.60.833.51.348.31.4
Female26.70.723.80.722.70.829.11.241.71.6
Family incomeaNegative/poor45.21.442.71.545.22.437.92.051.62.3
Near poor/low44.61.140.91.340.61.739.82.054.01.9
Middle28.10.925.11.024.41.229.81.643.81.7
High14.00.713.00.712.50.816.11.925.12.2
Education,b ages 18 and overLess than high school51.51.343.31.642.02.147.12.467.11.9
High school graduate36.50.933.11.030.71.241.61.555.81.7
At least some college21.50.719.80.718.60.827.81.438.81.8
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed29.20.725.20.723.70.833.91.252.71.5
Not employed38.11.133.51.130.31.443.71.960.92.4
Residence locationcMetropolitan27.70.723.60.721.80.831.01.145.41.4
  Large central metro32.11.226.01.223.61.533.21.947.31.8
  Large fringe metro21.61.019.11.017.51.025.62.741.12.3
  Medium metro27.71.724.51.423.11.633.62.043.74.4
  Small metro29.52.127.32.326.72.630.93.447.23.0
Nonmetropolitan30.21.329.31.428.51.533.02.341.13.0
  Micropolitan29.41.828.91.827.92.033.32.938.74.3
  Noncore31.82.430.32.629.92.832.24.443.24.6
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish24.70.623.90.622.60.730.71.033.51.6
Other49.11.837.03.646.28.849.58.254.31.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good27.40.723.90.722.60.830.41.244.41.3
Fair/poor34.61.231.01.228.61.438.12.351.62.3
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities26.81.425.91.524.81.729.93.038.44.2
Complex activities26.41.425.91.525.01.728.63.431.73.9
Neither basic nor complex activities31.50.727.00.725.00.837.11.255.91.6
U.S. bornYes25.10.624.10.722.90.830.41.032.81.3
No47.11.829.11.729.03.642.04.263.31.9

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.

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_6_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_6_2b.html