T16_3_3_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_3.2b
People with a usual primary care provider, by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 75.60.677.60.679.00.672.11.164.81.1
Age0-1786.80.787.70.988.81.084.51.483.81.0
18-4460.80.863.90.865.20.957.41.747.21.5
45-6478.80.880.50.881.91.075.11.463.51.9
65 and over90.10.790.50.791.10.887.81.684.02.9
GenderMale71.80.774.40.776.10.866.01.458.81.5
Female79.20.680.70.681.70.777.51.171.01.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor68.41.170.11.370.31.969.41.863.91.7
Near poor/low71.40.974.91.077.61.269.42.260.41.8
Middle75.50.977.51.079.11.271.91.564.21.9
High80.30.880.90.881.10.978.82.073.51.9
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school64.21.170.31.171.81.464.92.250.82.0
High school graduate71.50.974.20.976.71.163.31.852.91.8
At least some college74.90.876.10.877.30.971.21.661.61.8
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed67.80.870.80.872.20.863.81.450.31.6
Not employed70.21.072.81.075.81.265.42.257.01.8
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private78.60.679.20.780.10.774.01.373.41.3
Public only80.91.080.71.381.11.879.61.881.31.5
Uninsured43.01.448.41.850.52.242.72.431.61.9
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only89.31.289.51.290.31.387.82.586.53.1
Medicare and private91.90.892.00.992.20.989.82.1DSUDSU
Medicare and other public85.72.087.52.286.83.286.03.278.05.8
Residence locationcMetropolitan75.40.677.70.679.40.772.21.164.61.1
  Large central metro71.11.173.71.174.21.575.31.364.01.6
  Large fringe metro78.81.080.61.082.21.172.62.463.92.0
  Medium metro76.51.378.51.380.81.366.12.965.52.1
  Small metro77.61.478.81.579.81.668.72.867.73.5
Nonmetropolitan76.51.477.21.477.31.571.82.866.84.4
  Micropolitan76.11.976.72.076.92.270.53.764.94.3
  Noncore77.12.078.22.177.92.475.32.168.47.5
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish77.60.678.10.679.20.672.51.071.51.2
Other62.21.568.12.971.36.355.37.959.71.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good75.10.677.10.678.50.771.41.164.21.2
Fair/poor79.80.981.91.083.61.277.52.069.32.0
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities86.70.886.80.887.70.982.71.784.92.4
Complex activities85.61.185.81.187.51.281.02.583.53.2
Neither basic nor complex activities69.50.772.50.774.30.764.31.352.31.5
U.S. bornYes78.00.578.40.679.40.672.61.074.81.0
No59.11.567.71.967.83.566.13.950.91.8

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_3_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_3_2b.html