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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_3_1.1
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care, United States, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 17.60.918.00.817.00.816.00.814.80.716.30.815.60.7
Age0-1715.31.717.92.116.31.816.41.910.21.714.61.816.71.8
18-4418.40.919.00.918.00.916.80.915.60.816.90.915.90.8
45-6418.71.616.81.416.61.415.81.316.61.317.01.416.31.3
65 and over6.71.87.31.9DSUDSUDSUDSU6.81.97.81.9DSUDSU
GenderMale15.60.816.40.914.90.914.00.813.40.814.30.813.90.8
Female20.31.220.21.220.01.119.01.117.00.919.21.218.01.0
RaceWhite, single race18.11.019.01.018.10.916.30.914.70.816.30.915.90.8
Black, single race17.11.714.61.615.01.413.01.314.81.515.71.913.11.6
Asian, single race9.72.012.52.48.51.918.05.011.12.416.93.715.44.0
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races20.35.1DSUDSUDSUDSU23.14.626.46.7DSUDSU26.75.1
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races14.30.915.10.914.40.913.60.812.60.715.10.913.30.8
  Non-Hispanic, White14.01.115.61.115.11.113.00.911.60.914.81.112.80.8
  Non-Hispanic, Black17.01.614.31.614.81.412.91.314.81.515.82.013.11.6
Hispanic, all races27.91.627.01.924.61.723.61.622.11.519.81.523.01.5
Family incomeaNegative/poor31.21.931.82.127.52.025.41.924.91.824.92.024.31.9
Near poor/low24.01.524.41.824.21.822.61.520.51.523.11.823.21.7
Middle14.01.315.61.214.81.213.81.214.41.313.51.213.81.2
High8.41.18.31.08.21.18.01.35.60.98.41.16.80.9
EducationbLess than high school25.21.624.81.725.51.521.61.421.11.422.81.521.51.4
High school graduate18.61.019.61.218.01.315.51.117.21.315.51.415.01.0
At least some college13.61.113.50.912.00.913.31.011.01.013.51.112.20.9
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.80.816.80.816.60.915.50.914.90.815.80.914.20.7
Not employed25.91.827.11.822.41.521.51.620.41.721.71.723.71.6
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private8.50.88.30.77.50.77.20.76.90.79.30.88.90.8
Public only21.52.223.62.221.41.921.02.217.32.019.92.018.51.8
Uninsured31.71.632.21.631.91.630.71.528.31.427.01.428.01.5
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan18.30.919.10.917.70.816.90.915.60.817.10.916.30.8
  Large central metro21.71.320.61.420.61.220.01.516.91.019.31.320.61.3
  Large fringe metro18.31.719.41.715.31.615.91.615.91.514.71.413.61.4
  Medium metro13.32.215.92.113.51.615.31.916.12.316.22.013.41.4
  Small metro16.52.919.53.220.43.59.31.68.21.715.62.612.22.3
Nonmetropolitan13.72.211.41.411.91.710.81.310.51.511.31.411.31.7
  Micropolitan15.02.711.51.911.92.011.21.711.61.811.01.511.82.2
  Noncore11.13.011.02.2DSUDSU9.82.4DSUDSU11.92.710.32.0
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.50.915.90.914.90.812.90.712.90.715.20.914.10.8
Other28.92.025.72.124.11.927.22.222.11.720.11.521.51.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.30.816.60.815.60.814.60.813.20.714.60.814.50.8
Fair/poor33.42.733.62.535.02.734.22.538.02.735.02.531.42.7
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities30.43.731.83.329.13.427.13.030.83.826.22.923.52.9
Complex activities37.34.532.94.442.24.927.13.534.44.332.43.426.43.3
Neither basic nor complex activities17.10.817.10.816.10.814.90.814.40.715.50.914.80.7
U.S. bornYes14.80.916.30.9DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC15.40.913.90.7
No27.01.923.61.8DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC19.11.321.51.6

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_3_1_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_3_1_1.html