T16_3_1_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_3_1.2c
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care, by family income,a United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 17.60.931.21.924.01.514.01.38.41.1
Age0-1715.31.724.73.817.93.410.12.5DSUDSU
18-4418.40.932.82.225.91.714.11.58.51.2
45-6418.71.636.24.027.62.916.92.58.71.7
65 and over6.71.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale15.60.829.52.222.01.713.41.46.51.1
Female20.31.233.02.326.52.014.81.911.32.1
RaceWhite, single race18.11.033.62.425.61.815.21.58.01.2
Black, single race17.11.725.53.621.43.110.12.3DSUDSU
Asian, single race9.72.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races20.35.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races14.30.928.52.321.81.810.01.47.81.2
  Non-Hispanic, White14.01.131.23.323.52.510.21.77.31.3
  Non-Hispanic, Black17.01.625.53.621.63.29.52.1DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races27.91.636.82.727.82.328.13.212.42.6
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school25.21.633.92.626.72.219.13.3DSUDSU
High school graduate18.61.033.73.224.11.913.71.88.71.6
At least some college13.61.129.54.123.22.813.52.07.21.2
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.80.832.02.626.31.713.91.38.31.1
Not employed25.91.835.92.826.22.920.24.2DSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private8.50.820.13.813.42.08.11.25.91.1
Public only21.52.222.63.021.13.721.54.9DSUDSU
Uninsured31.71.640.82.734.92.224.92.821.13.3
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan18.30.932.72.024.91.615.21.58.81.2
  Large central metro21.71.333.63.228.42.421.52.79.01.6
  Large fringe metro18.31.739.65.427.73.515.13.29.52.1
  Medium metro13.32.226.53.716.73.78.92.2DSUDSU
  Small metro16.52.931.96.426.35.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan13.72.224.64.719.53.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan15.02.723.95.821.34.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore11.13.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.50.928.52.222.61.910.11.37.81.2
Other28.92.037.33.226.72.430.44.013.93.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.30.827.91.922.81.513.61.38.11.1
Fair/poor33.42.751.14.233.34.320.73.6DSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities30.43.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities37.34.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities17.10.830.82.124.11.514.61.47.91.0
U.S. bornYes14.80.928.62.122.41.810.01.18.01.2
No27.01.937.63.327.42.227.83.810.82.6

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.

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_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_3_1_2c.html