T16_3_4_2a

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_4.2a
People who identified a hospital, emergency room, or clinic as a source of ongoing care,a by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 20.30.419.10.525.61.017.81.2DSUDSU47.04.526.92.2
Age0-1724.00.722.70.929.71.619.12.3DSUDSU47.47.723.42.5
18-4420.90.519.90.625.11.318.01.6DSUDSU43.75.427.83.4
45-6417.90.616.60.623.41.616.62.4DSUDSU50.67.933.85.5
65 and over16.10.815.40.919.32.116.83.2DSUDSUDSUDSU31.77.6
GenderFemale20.30.518.80.526.11.317.21.5DSUDSU52.96.229.13.2
Male20.30.519.30.525.01.218.41.7DSUDSU40.75.624.92.6
Health insurance,b ages 0-64Private14.50.514.40.514.11.014.51.5DSUDSU30.67.517.42.5
Public37.71.136.21.341.51.833.24.2DSUDSU62.47.333.33.7
Uninsured24.20.823.00.926.21.820.12.9DSUDSU48.56.037.15.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overAll persons 65 years and over16.10.815.40.919.32.116.83.2DSUDSUDSUDSU31.77.6
  Medicare and private13.71.113.71.212.02.314.13.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medicare and public28.32.029.42.322.43.823.96.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medicare only14.91.313.11.323.14.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor33.21.131.21.238.12.128.13.9DSUDSU46.87.434.84.9
Near poor/low26.00.825.20.928.41.721.12.8DSUDSU53.28.728.03.6
Middle18.30.717.60.720.01.618.92.7DSUDSU41.88.929.43.8
High13.40.513.20.612.71.413.21.7DSUDSU43.89.615.53.5
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school26.11.025.11.128.72.120.54.3DSUDSU47.78.641.98.4
High school graduate18.80.717.50.724.61.817.53.9DSUDSU46.08.231.36.0
At least some college15.90.514.90.520.31.415.01.4DSUDSU50.67.227.94.0
Location of residencecMetropolitan19.20.417.70.526.01.017.41.2DSUDSU41.85.025.42.1
  Large central metro22.40.720.20.831.91.516.31.6DSUDSU45.57.123.53.5
  Large fringe metro14.40.713.50.717.01.616.82.7DSUDSUDSUDSU24.03.8
  Medium metro17.71.016.21.025.42.619.52.7DSUDSU37.59.326.64.4
  Small metro24.42.524.12.622.23.226.87.3DSUDSUDSUDSU31.37.1
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)22.62.022.22.221.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSU45.87.831.46.9
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)30.73.229.93.223.46.5DSUDSUDSUDSU77.611.0DSUDSU
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities20.20.818.60.928.02.422.24.5DSUDSUDSUDSU26.95.1
Complex activities23.81.121.81.231.02.514.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSU33.36.5
Neither basic nor complex activities18.50.417.60.522.21.017.11.4DSUDSU41.55.129.13.5

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.

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

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T16_3_4_2a: 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_4_2a.html