T16_3_2_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_2.2b
People with a specific source of ongoing care,a by ethnicity, United States, 2009
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 85.50.387.10.387.90.384.50.676.90.8
Age0-1794.50.395.60.396.00.494.80.690.80.7
18-4474.10.676.60.677.40.773.91.362.91.3
45-6487.70.488.90.589.60.585.91.277.61.6
65 and over96.60.396.70.397.10.394.61.195.11.0
GenderFemale89.20.390.30.391.10.488.00.782.90.8
Male81.70.483.80.484.60.580.51.071.21.1
Health insurance,b ages 0-64Private91.60.391.70.391.80.391.10.791.00.9
Public92.00.592.00.691.70.993.00.992.00.9
Uninsured47.70.949.61.150.51.348.02.243.61.4
Health insurance, age 65 and overAll persons 65 years and over96.60.396.70.397.10.394.61.195.11.0
  Medicare and private97.40.397.40.397.40.397.41.096.31.4
  Medicare and public97.00.797.00.898.10.891.83.297.21.7
  Medicare only96.00.695.90.696.10.795.41.396.41.1
Family incomecNegative/poor77.50.879.80.979.01.481.51.472.01.4
Near poor/low80.40.782.70.883.51.082.01.573.01.3
Middle85.60.586.60.587.10.684.41.379.41.2
High91.70.491.90.492.10.491.81.088.81.3
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school75.21.082.21.281.81.683.51.763.21.6
High school graduate83.00.684.90.786.20.778.71.870.11.9
At least some college87.50.487.90.488.80.584.91.182.11.3
Location of residencecMetropolitan85.50.387.20.388.10.484.90.777.20.8
  Large central metro83.40.585.10.685.90.884.71.078.70.9
  Large fringe metro88.90.590.10.591.20.686.71.578.31.9
  Medium metro85.00.787.10.687.60.783.81.572.91.7
  Small metro84.71.285.41.186.01.383.22.577.74.0
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)84.41.086.00.986.41.179.51.969.34.1
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)87.31.088.31.088.11.087.13.179.82.9
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities90.70.591.20.691.80.688.21.485.32.0
Complex activities87.80.888.60.889.20.986.61.780.63.0
Neither basic nor complex activities80.80.483.20.484.40.578.41.067.21.2

a. Estimates are not age adjusted.

b. A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private" category only.

c. Negative/poor refers to family 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.

d. For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T16_3_2_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_2_2b.html