T16_3_3_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_3.2c
People with a usual primary care provider, by family income,a United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 75.60.668.41.171.40.975.50.980.30.8
Age0-1786.80.782.81.385.61.286.81.590.91.2
18-4460.80.849.91.752.51.561.71.268.31.2
45-6478.80.868.42.070.11.877.61.483.61.1
65 and over90.10.788.02.087.61.391.81.291.11.2
GenderMale71.80.764.01.466.51.270.51.277.60.8
Female79.20.672.01.175.61.080.40.983.21.0
RaceWhite, single race76.30.667.51.472.21.176.61.180.40.8
Black, single race72.21.170.01.770.02.271.51.578.62.0
Asian, single race71.72.164.66.352.15.070.64.079.92.1
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race79.74.484.05.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races77.62.474.35.281.74.466.34.985.44.0
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races77.60.670.11.374.91.077.51.080.90.8
  Non-Hispanic, White79.00.670.31.977.61.279.11.281.10.9
  Non-Hispanic, Black72.11.169.41.869.42.271.91.578.82.0
Hispanic, all races64.81.163.91.760.41.864.21.973.51.9
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school64.21.159.41.961.71.967.42.170.82.5
High school graduate71.50.958.72.167.31.571.81.378.71.3
At least some college74.90.864.72.168.11.772.51.278.71.0
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed67.80.847.81.856.01.566.41.275.60.9
Not employed70.21.063.81.765.72.273.31.878.82.0
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private78.60.670.12.074.11.377.71.180.90.8
Public only80.91.079.81.382.31.682.52.374.65.2
Uninsured43.01.436.92.239.52.445.12.453.63.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only89.31.286.03.886.62.192.61.589.82.3
Medicare and private91.90.893.62.991.71.992.31.591.51.4
Medicare and other public85.72.085.03.283.23.186.15.0DSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan75.40.668.21.170.51.075.11.080.30.8
  Large central metro71.11.164.31.668.91.670.31.775.71.5
  Large fringe metro78.81.072.32.871.22.177.41.683.11.1
  Medium metro76.51.370.62.569.82.176.31.882.61.9
  Small metro77.61.469.42.476.32.179.82.579.62.3
Nonmetropolitan76.51.469.12.575.02.277.52.080.42.4
  Micropolitan76.11.965.03.472.53.279.71.980.13.0
  Noncore77.12.076.93.779.22.773.34.281.13.3
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish77.60.670.41.174.91.077.50.980.90.8
Other62.21.562.22.558.72.361.12.671.32.7
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good75.10.667.21.270.51.074.81.079.90.8
Fair/poor79.80.973.62.176.41.883.01.886.01.9
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities86.70.881.51.985.81.589.31.388.21.5
Complex activities85.61.180.82.184.22.386.32.091.41.8
Neither basic nor complex activities69.50.753.31.560.71.368.91.177.00.9
U.S. bornYes78.00.572.01.175.60.978.20.981.00.8
No59.11.550.32.550.12.157.62.574.02.1

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: 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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T16_3_3_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_3_2c.html