T16_1_7_1

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_7.1
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, United States, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 19.00.618.90.518.30.518.30.517.90.517.70.517.10.5
Age0-1736.61.236.91.135.41.035.31.034.31.133.71.032.51.0
18-4412.40.512.40.412.10.511.80.511.70.511.50.511.00.5
45-6411.70.511.20.510.70.411.30.511.00.510.80.510.80.4
GenderMale17.00.616.90.516.20.516.10.516.00.515.90.515.30.5
Female21.00.721.00.620.40.620.50.619.80.619.50.619.00.6
RaceWhite, single race16.80.616.40.515.60.515.70.515.40.514.80.514.40.5
Black, single race33.31.434.01.333.51.133.11.232.51.534.41.633.41.7
Asian, single race10.51.512.11.811.81.711.51.812.12.014.82.913.42.7
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race28.03.735.45.033.03.935.63.940.45.231.44.423.33.8
Multiple races27.82.630.93.032.52.830.12.830.92.829.92.630.42.9
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races16.50.616.60.516.00.516.00.515.80.515.80.515.40.6
  Non-Hispanic, White13.30.712.90.612.20.512.40.512.20.511.80.511.70.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black32.81.433.81.333.31.233.01.232.51.534.31.633.11.7
Hispanic, all races31.01.130.51.030.31.030.51.129.61.228.50.927.11.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor59.31.359.71.358.81.358.71.259.11.157.71.259.21.3
Near poor/low33.81.136.11.235.81.235.41.034.51.034.51.133.31.1
Middle12.20.712.20.611.50.511.40.610.60.610.40.59.70.5
High2.90.23.40.32.70.22.50.22.10.22.80.32.40.2
EducationbLess than high school26.31.225.01.024.20.924.61.025.00.924.20.923.00.9
High school graduate14.50.713.80.713.60.613.20.613.40.612.70.512.20.5
At least some college6.30.36.40.36.00.35.90.35.30.35.40.35.10.3
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.40.46.20.36.10.36.20.36.00.35.70.35.50.3
Not employed33.31.133.71.032.71.031.71.032.20.932.61.131.41.0
Residence locationcMetropolitan18.50.618.30.517.60.517.70.617.00.616.90.516.60.6
  Large central metro20.80.920.90.720.80.921.31.020.80.820.00.719.30.9
  Large fringe metro14.11.213.31.012.50.912.50.911.71.011.40.911.70.9
  Medium metro19.51.519.31.118.51.218.41.317.41.318.81.317.91.2
  Small metro20.41.620.41.519.01.718.81.818.02.117.91.717.71.8
Nonmetropolitan22.01.522.51.422.01.521.51.222.91.121.91.320.21.3
  Micropolitan22.01.922.11.520.11.419.81.521.31.522.21.819.71.5
  Noncore22.02.723.22.625.83.224.82.125.52.021.42.321.21.9
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.90.616.90.516.70.516.60.516.20.516.00.515.90.6
Other31.31.530.31.528.51.229.21.229.21.228.81.324.51.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good17.40.617.40.516.60.516.50.516.20.515.90.515.40.5
Fair/poor35.21.335.31.337.11.237.21.335.41.236.41.236.01.2
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities40.01.838.11.539.01.339.61.636.61.438.81.638.51.5
Complex activities53.72.155.51.754.41.550.71.749.61.453.51.653.51.6
Neither basic nor complex activities8.50.48.50.38.00.38.00.38.00.47.60.37.40.3
U.S. bornYes19.70.619.60.5DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC18.20.517.50.6
No13.50.913.40.8DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC13.20.913.00.9

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.

DNC - Data not collected.

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_7_1: 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_7_1.html