T16_3_4_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_4.2b
People who identified a hospital, emergency room, or clinic as a source of ongoing care,a by ethnicity, United States, 2009
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 20.30.418.10.416.30.525.01.031.71.0
Age0-1724.00.719.60.816.60.928.91.639.51.5
18-4420.90.519.20.617.60.624.51.328.31.2
45-6417.90.616.90.615.40.623.21.626.41.7
65 and over16.10.815.30.814.50.919.12.226.12.2
GenderFemale20.30.517.70.515.60.625.51.334.41.3
Male20.30.518.50.517.00.624.51.229.21.1
Health insurance,b ages 0-64Private14.50.514.10.513.90.514.01.118.41.1
Public37.71.133.01.228.41.540.71.851.02.0
Uninsured24.20.821.60.919.01.125.31.829.91.3
Health insurance, age 65 and overAll persons 65 years and over16.10.815.30.814.50.919.12.226.12.2
  Medicare and private13.71.113.51.113.41.212.12.422.14.0
  Medicare and public28.32.026.02.126.82.621.23.841.24.9
  Medicare only14.91.314.41.412.51.423.44.418.72.7
Family incomecNegative/poor33.21.128.31.222.31.437.02.144.61.9
Near poor/low26.00.822.70.920.61.127.81.836.61.5
Middle18.30.717.60.716.70.819.81.722.91.3
High13.40.513.30.513.10.612.61.414.91.5
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school26.11.020.81.217.71.428.12.235.41.7
High school graduate18.80.717.90.716.60.824.11.924.61.8
At least some college15.90.515.60.514.60.620.21.419.31.3
Location of residencecMetropolitan19.20.416.70.514.40.525.41.031.00.9
  Large central metro22.40.718.20.813.20.831.51.633.91.2
  Large fringe metro14.40.713.30.712.10.717.11.624.11.8
  Medium metro17.71.015.71.013.71.124.32.529.52.0
  Small metro24.42.523.82.523.42.620.73.030.95.5
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)22.62.021.72.121.32.421.52.931.43.0
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)30.73.228.83.027.73.023.86.546.29.8
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities20.20.819.00.816.90.928.02.530.92.8
Complex activities23.81.122.81.120.31.230.82.632.43.5
Neither basic nor complex activities18.50.417.00.515.80.521.71.027.01.1

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: 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_4_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_4_2b.html