T16_3_1_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_3_1.2a
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care, by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 17.60.918.11.017.11.79.72.0DSUDSUDSUDSU20.35.1
Age0-1715.31.715.52.118.24.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-4418.40.919.11.017.51.78.22.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-6418.71.618.91.817.62.515.94.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over6.71.87.42.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale15.60.816.20.914.61.78.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female20.31.220.81.420.82.011.72.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor31.21.933.62.425.53.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low24.01.525.61.821.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle14.01.315.21.510.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High8.41.18.01.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school25.21.626.51.921.23.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate18.61.019.11.217.22.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college13.61.113.71.314.02.410.02.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.80.817.20.916.21.68.32.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed25.91.827.62.221.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private8.50.88.60.98.82.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only21.52.222.92.618.54.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured31.71.632.71.830.42.818.05.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan18.30.918.91.118.11.810.12.1DSUDSUDSUDSU22.05.7
  Large central metro21.71.323.41.618.62.99.52.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro18.31.718.61.918.83.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro13.32.213.12.515.03.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro16.52.915.53.522.95.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan13.72.214.62.48.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan15.02.716.23.08.62.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore11.13.011.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.50.914.21.016.01.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU20.15.7
Other28.92.032.42.2DSUDSU9.32.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.30.816.80.915.51.89.52.1DSUDSUDSUDSU17.45.0
Fair/poor33.42.733.83.235.54.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities30.43.731.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities37.34.539.15.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities17.10.817.60.916.51.59.72.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes14.80.914.51.016.11.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU18.25.0
No27.01.930.92.227.26.79.32.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_3_1_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_3_1_2a.html