T16_1_6_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_6.2c
People under age 65 with any period of uninsurance during the year, by family income,a United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 28.10.645.21.444.61.128.10.914.00.7
Age0-1720.10.823.51.628.31.719.91.311.01.1
18-4437.00.864.41.758.11.335.11.117.91.0
45-6423.00.848.12.243.71.825.61.411.50.8
GenderMale29.40.747.11.746.71.430.21.015.40.9
Female26.70.743.71.342.61.226.01.112.50.8
RaceWhite, single race27.60.848.11.845.61.327.91.113.70.8
Black, single race31.61.038.01.939.62.030.51.616.71.9
Asian, single race23.91.848.47.048.35.322.82.912.42.1
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race38.13.646.55.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races27.82.832.04.541.77.927.65.018.95.0
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races24.60.642.71.540.91.325.11.013.00.7
  Non-Hispanic, White23.10.745.22.440.61.724.41.212.50.8
  Non-Hispanic, Black31.21.037.92.039.82.029.81.616.11.9
Hispanic, all races45.11.351.62.354.01.943.81.725.12.2
Education,b ages 18 and overLess than high school51.51.361.52.463.21.846.42.226.12.7
High school graduate36.50.961.52.252.21.733.31.420.71.3
At least some college21.50.753.02.245.42.025.51.311.40.7
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed29.20.767.11.856.51.230.61.013.80.8
Not employed38.11.151.31.944.42.035.82.020.52.0
Residence locationcMetropolitan27.70.745.31.645.61.328.01.013.60.7
  Large central metro32.11.248.82.348.52.032.41.716.11.5
  Large fringe metro21.61.039.83.843.32.623.21.811.10.9
  Medium metro27.71.744.03.643.62.627.11.813.81.6
  Small metro29.52.146.23.044.73.628.53.714.82.3
Nonmetropolitan30.21.344.82.740.12.528.32.216.82.4
  Micropolitan29.41.847.63.341.12.525.82.614.63.0
  Noncore31.82.438.84.338.15.132.74.321.33.3
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish24.70.643.01.240.61.225.21.013.00.7
Other49.11.852.93.757.82.448.02.528.13.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good27.40.745.11.544.41.227.90.913.80.8
Fair/poor34.61.246.42.546.02.329.42.016.32.2
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities26.81.437.92.938.93.022.32.614.72.4
Complex activities26.41.435.42.829.23.223.52.615.73.1
Neither basic nor complex activities31.50.764.81.856.01.232.51.014.60.8
U.S. bornYes25.10.640.31.340.11.125.51.013.40.7
No47.11.870.93.666.52.045.42.417.91.7

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_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_6_2c.html