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_5.2a
People with a usual source of care, excluding hospital emergency rooms, who has office hours at night or on weekends, by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.60.942.
65 and over28.31.428.21.527.02.733.75.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor38.31.837.32.439.52.640.38.2DSUDSUDSUDSU45.06.8
Near poor/low38.71.538.01.740.72.843.26.4DSUDSUDSUDSU54.18.7
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school33.81.333.01.436.82.740.85.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate37.31.337.01.439.22.445.45.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college39.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed41.
Not employed36.21.436.01.636.92.941.35.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private46.
Public only41.21.741.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only30.02.430.82.622.83.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private27.21.926.
Medicare and other public28.32.826.63.633.24.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan44.
  Large central metro45.81.345.81.444.12.951.23.2DSUDSUDSUDSU48.47.2
  Large fringe metro49.21.649.01.847.63.458.24.9DSUDSUDSUDSU47.87.8
  Medium metro39.52.440.12.635.73.542.76.0DSUDSUDSUDSU40.37.9
  Small metro40.12.639.82.642.86.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish42.90.942.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good44.
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities29.71.429.11.633.52.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities31.11.831.
Neither basic nor complex activities40.10.939.
U.S. bornYes42.90.942.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T16_4_5_2a: 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_2a.html