T16_3_1_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_3_1.2b
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care, by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 17.60.914.30.914.01.117.01.627.91.6
Age0-1715.31.712.72.111.72.618.84.522.22.6
18-4418.40.915.11.014.91.217.21.728.01.8
45-6418.71.615.21.614.51.917.32.433.33.4
65 and over6.71.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale15.60.812.00.911.81.114.01.726.41.8
Female20.31.217.51.316.91.721.22.030.11.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor31.21.928.52.331.23.325.53.636.82.7
Near poor/low24.01.521.81.823.52.521.63.227.82.3
Middle14.01.310.01.410.21.79.52.128.13.2
High8.41.17.81.27.31.3DSUDSU12.42.6
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school25.21.620.22.120.62.820.33.331.22.7
High school graduate18.61.015.71.115.51.417.02.029.12.5
At least some college13.61.111.81.211.51.314.12.524.62.6
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.80.813.60.913.41.015.71.626.91.9
Not employed25.91.821.71.922.12.721.83.138.02.9
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private8.50.87.60.97.41.08.82.114.61.6
Public only21.52.220.22.721.73.618.94.324.43.5
Uninsured31.71.628.92.129.62.630.12.736.02.3
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan18.30.914.51.013.91.218.01.828.71.7
  Large central metro21.71.315.51.515.42.018.12.732.82.0
  Large fringe metro18.31.715.61.815.22.218.83.329.84.0
  Medium metro13.32.210.81.69.41.715.03.421.35.4
  Small metro16.52.916.93.415.54.023.75.5DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan13.72.213.52.214.42.58.81.615.64.4
  Micropolitan15.02.714.82.716.13.18.62.2DSUDSU
  Noncore11.13.010.63.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.50.914.01.013.61.116.01.619.12.0
Other28.92.018.84.0DSUDSUDSUDSU32.32.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.30.813.10.912.91.115.41.726.41.5
Fair/poor33.42.730.03.128.94.035.14.842.25.1
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities30.43.730.03.930.84.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities37.34.536.64.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities17.10.813.30.812.91.016.11.428.71.8
U.S. bornYes14.80.913.90.913.41.016.11.620.91.9
No27.01.917.73.222.96.826.76.532.42.1

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_3_1_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_3_1_2b.html