T16_1_7_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_7.2b
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 19.00.616.50.613.30.732.81.431.01.1
Age0-1736.61.230.31.323.81.558.12.158.91.8
18-4412.40.511.90.69.80.722.01.514.90.9
45-6411.70.511.30.69.90.619.91.415.31.3
GenderMale17.00.614.70.711.80.829.61.527.81.2
Female21.00.718.40.714.80.835.61.534.51.4
Family incomeaNegative/poor59.31.359.51.655.52.368.52.158.72.2
Near poor/low33.81.131.71.328.71.642.12.638.91.5
Middle12.20.711.30.710.20.816.21.317.41.3
High2.90.22.70.22.50.34.80.85.20.8
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school26.31.229.11.525.81.840.22.620.91.5
High school graduate14.50.714.50.812.80.919.91.414.41.2
At least some college6.30.36.10.45.20.413.11.08.90.9
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.40.45.90.44.90.411.80.89.00.7
Not employed33.31.133.01.230.11.347.82.134.62.3
Residence locationcMetropolitan18.50.615.50.711.70.832.61.531.01.1
  Large central metro20.80.917.01.010.61.035.32.030.21.4
  Large fringe metro14.11.212.71.310.71.625.93.124.42.1
  Medium metro19.51.515.81.311.61.336.23.238.12.5
  Small metro20.41.618.71.616.51.732.65.333.53.9
Nonmetropolitan22.01.521.21.619.81.733.93.430.94.5
  Micropolitan22.01.921.71.920.42.232.62.926.54.8
  Noncore22.02.720.32.618.52.537.38.734.85.9
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.90.616.20.612.90.632.41.524.51.6
Other31.31.521.64.3DSUDSU38.79.535.51.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good17.40.614.70.611.40.731.01.530.71.1
Fair/poor35.21.335.41.633.01.848.02.534.52.2
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities40.01.839.31.937.22.251.93.148.74.2
Complex activities53.72.153.02.251.42.665.03.362.24.3
Neither basic nor complex activities8.50.47.70.45.90.516.81.113.00.8
U.S. bornYes19.70.616.90.713.40.733.71.540.71.5
No13.50.910.11.27.81.718.73.516.61.2

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: 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_7_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_7_2b.html