T16_3_5_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_5.2b
People in fair or poor health with a specific source of ongoing care,a by ethnicity, United States, 2009
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 87.50.889.50.890.31.087.71.477.42.2
Age0-1792.02.195.52.1DSUDSU91.74.186.54.4
18-4474.22.077.12.277.52.777.84.064.64.2
45-6487.51.189.41.190.01.488.61.975.83.4
65 and over98.00.498.10.598.60.595.82.097.01.2
GenderFemale90.20.891.30.892.60.988.01.884.61.9
Male84.31.387.41.487.81.787.32.269.93.6
Health insurance,b ages 0-64Private95.40.895.20.896.50.890.92.596.71.3
Public92.71.093.61.194.11.491.52.287.92.7
Uninsured48.32.652.03.150.63.861.35.039.14.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overAll persons 65 years and over98.00.498.10.598.60.595.82.097.01.2
  Medicare and private98.60.598.60.598.70.697.61.9DSUDSU
  Medicare and public98.30.798.10.898.31.098.51.198.81.2
  Medicare only98.60.598.70.698.50.898.80.998.11.1
Family incomecNegative/poor82.71.685.21.685.42.285.42.574.03.6
Near poor/low86.31.489.21.490.61.686.22.574.04.1
Middle88.91.390.01.489.91.789.62.881.44.0
High94.81.295.01.195.31.297.81.393.26.9
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school85.71.789.12.089.42.688.52.775.83.4
High school graduate87.71.289.31.290.61.487.62.375.05.3
At least some college91.01.091.81.092.31.189.52.382.93.9
Location of residencedMetropolitan87.10.989.50.990.61.287.31.676.82.3
  Large central metro85.31.488.21.490.71.983.92.678.73.1
  Large fringe metro91.61.393.31.294.21.293.22.179.65.6
  Medium metro86.31.789.31.689.31.988.13.271.45.0
  Small metro85.53.486.33.687.04.487.95.5DSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)88.52.089.42.189.72.392.72.8DSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)89.91.789.91.889.71.987.15.0DSUDSU
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities91.30.892.00.892.51.089.81.886.03.1
Complex activities89.81.090.61.091.11.188.42.183.64.0
Neither basic nor complex activities79.01.683.21.784.32.183.92.867.23.5

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: 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_5_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_5_2b.html