T16_1_7_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_7.2c
People under age 65 with any period of public insurance during the year, by family income,a United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 19.00.659.31.333.81.112.20.72.90.2
Age0-1736.61.285.91.356.02.020.91.64.70.7
18-4412.40.541.01.820.11.27.50.62.30.3
45-6411.70.545.02.226.11.710.10.92.70.4
GenderMale17.00.654.31.731.61.211.00.73.20.3
Female21.00.763.51.435.81.413.50.82.70.3
RaceWhite, single race16.80.656.41.632.21.311.50.72.80.3
Black, single race33.31.469.12.142.72.616.41.34.70.8
Asian, single race10.51.536.77.122.33.910.42.2DSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race28.03.756.25.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races27.82.670.64.937.26.516.93.7DSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races16.50.659.51.631.71.311.30.72.70.2
  Non-Hispanic, White13.30.755.52.328.71.610.20.82.50.3
  Non-Hispanic, Black32.81.468.52.142.12.616.21.34.80.8
Hispanic, all races31.01.158.72.238.91.517.41.35.20.8
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school26.31.248.32.428.41.914.81.28.61.7
High school graduate14.50.742.22.223.51.69.60.93.40.5
At least some college6.30.334.22.416.21.55.70.61.60.3
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.40.429.61.714.01.04.90.41.40.2
Not employed33.31.154.52.043.12.324.81.710.21.3
Residence locationcMetropolitan18.50.659.61.633.51.212.00.72.90.3
  Large central metro20.80.958.52.135.41.713.81.32.80.4
  Large fringe metro14.11.261.43.931.92.510.21.12.00.4
  Medium metro19.51.559.63.431.52.411.81.34.10.6
  Small metro20.41.659.83.235.03.511.51.74.01.1
Nonmetropolitan22.01.557.92.734.82.713.22.13.40.8
  Micropolitan22.01.957.43.236.23.511.62.24.21.0
  Noncore22.02.759.04.931.84.716.13.2DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish16.90.660.11.332.71.311.40.72.70.2
Other31.31.556.13.336.71.718.01.66.01.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good17.40.658.81.532.21.211.20.72.40.2
Fair/poor35.21.361.72.344.62.422.92.212.22.0
Activity limitations,c ages 18-64Basic activities40.01.866.62.753.13.235.33.016.42.6
Complex activities53.72.170.12.564.43.649.73.827.94.1
Neither basic nor complex activities8.50.435.91.816.81.05.80.41.20.2
U.S. bornYes19.70.664.51.436.71.312.80.83.00.3
No13.50.932.63.319.61.68.51.12.20.5

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_7_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_7_2c.html