T16_1_7_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_7.2a
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 19.00.616.80.633.31.410.51.5DSUDSU28.03.727.82.6
Age0-1736.61.233.21.458.52.017.12.7DSUDSU49.98.338.03.7
18-4412.40.510.90.622.21.57.31.4DSUDSU14.83.821.73.5
45-6411.70.510.50.520.41.39.91.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale17.00.615.10.730.21.510.01.5DSUDSU22.64.425.53.1
Female21.00.718.60.736.21.511.01.8DSUDSU34.45.530.13.5
Family incomeaNegative/poor59.31.356.41.669.12.136.77.1DSUDSU56.25.370.64.9
Near poor/low33.81.132.21.342.72.622.33.9DSUDSUDSUDSU37.26.5
Middle12.20.711.50.716.41.310.42.2DSUDSUDSUDSU16.93.7
High2.90.22.80.34.70.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school26.31.223.51.240.52.524.85.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate14.50.713.00.820.11.417.63.3DSUDSUDSUDSU23.95.3
At least some college6.30.35.60.413.31.03.40.8DSUDSUDSUDSU11.12.7
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.40.45.50.411.90.85.00.9DSUDSU9.62.611.52.5
Not employed33.31.130.81.248.62.119.43.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan18.50.616.00.733.31.510.81.5DSUDSU27.35.227.22.7
  Large central metro20.80.917.71.036.32.012.72.1DSUDSU31.66.826.44.1
  Large fringe metro14.11.212.41.426.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU21.24.6
  Medium metro19.51.516.81.536.13.217.03.9DSUDSUDSUDSU34.57.1
  Small metro20.41.618.41.833.75.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan22.01.520.71.733.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan22.01.920.82.232.22.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore22.02.720.62.836.88.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.90.613.90.632.71.56.21.2DSUDSU26.84.127.92.7
Other31.31.534.41.844.37.914.72.4DSUDSU35.77.1DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good17.40.615.20.631.51.59.81.5DSUDSU28.44.225.92.6
Fair/poor35.21.333.01.548.92.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities40.01.838.02.053.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities53.72.152.12.466.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities8.50.47.20.417.01.16.91.2DSUDSU14.53.113.42.6
U.S. bornYes19.70.617.00.734.11.513.21.9DSUDSU30.54.228.32.8
No13.50.913.90.922.33.89.21.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T16_1_7_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_7_2a.html