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_4_5.1
People with a usual source of care, excluding hospital emergency rooms, who has office hours at night or on weekends, United States, 2002-2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.60.942.50.742.90.843.90.842.70.844.20.845.40.7
65 and over28.31.426.
RaceWhite, single race42.
Black, single race42.11.942.91.644.21.443.51.639.81.744.01.946.71.8
Asian, single race51.12.547.93.344.
AI/AN, single race30.73.940.
Multiple races43.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races43.
  Non-Hispanic, White42.
  Non-Hispanic, Black42.
Hispanic, all races40.01.742.31.543.01.543.31.542.41.544.11.442.31.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor38.31.838.51.640.91.635.71.438.31.740.51.638.21.5
Near poor/low38.71.538.91.440.11.540.01.438.51.540.01.442.91.3
EducationbLess than high school33.81.335.61.337.41.437.41.336.
High school graduate37.31.337.
At least some college39.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed41.
Not employed36.21.437.61.337.51.337.71.436.
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private46.
Public only41.21.740.71.441.01.441.31.339.81.642.71.642.81.6
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only30.02.426.
Medicare and private27.21.924.91.525.81.625.61.726.01.425.51.629.11.6
Medicare and other public28.32.831.92.928.92.624.92.625.62.823.12.426.02.6
Residence locationcMetropolitan44.
  Large central metro45.81.346.
  Large fringe metro49.21.649.61.452.01.552.71.552.61.353.31.455.41.4
  Medium metro39.52.439.51.939.52.440.42.539.
  Small metro40.12.638.92.940.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish42.90.942.50.843.00.944.00.942.40.844.00.945.90.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good44.
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities29.71.430.41.328.91.429.81.329.
Complex activities31.11.830.61.730.61.632.41.630.41.429.91.433.11.4
Neither basic nor complex activities40.10.939.40.840.20.940.
U.S. bornYes42.90.942.50.8DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC44.10.945.70.8

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.

DNC - Data not collected.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T16_4_5_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_4_5_1.html