T16_4_5_2c

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_5.2c
People with a usual source of care, excluding hospital emergency rooms, who has office hours at night or on weekends, by family income,a United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.60.938.31.838.71.543.81.344.81.3
Age0-1753.41.444.42.647.52.553.62.063.72.3
18-4444.91.141.82.143.32.046.01.945.41.7
45-6436.31.129.12.728.42.437.51.738.51.6
65 and over28.31.421.32.426.72.426.42.132.42.4
GenderMale43.51.040.12.438.91.944.81.445.21.4
Female41.90.937.01.738.51.542.91.344.41.4
RaceWhite, single race42.41.037.32.438.01.743.11.544.91.4
Black, single race42.11.939.52.640.72.845.32.941.83.4
Asian, single race51.12.540.38.243.26.451.44.954.23.2
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race30.73.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races43.84.045.06.854.18.753.46.033.56.3
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races43.01.038.72.138.91.844.21.444.71.4
  Non-Hispanic, White42.81.137.43.238.22.143.61.744.81.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black42.22.040.22.740.42.845.62.941.63.4
Hispanic, all races40.01.737.13.637.72.440.52.545.53.0
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school33.81.329.82.330.22.135.72.342.33.2
High school graduate37.31.334.33.036.12.238.11.938.12.1
At least some college39.91.036.93.234.42.341.11.640.71.4
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed41.91.039.42.440.52.042.61.542.11.4
Not employed36.21.434.62.329.32.541.42.237.92.7
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private46.71.143.83.743.72.547.11.547.31.4
Public only41.21.739.72.540.42.444.13.250.86.3
Uninsured39.22.039.23.837.93.143.43.234.14.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only30.02.426.74.228.43.727.63.536.25.2
Medicare and private27.21.910.82.825.14.124.52.831.62.7
Medicare and other public28.32.827.94.726.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan44.61.041.01.940.41.745.11.447.01.4
  Large central metro45.81.343.82.043.82.448.52.245.52.1
  Large fringe metro49.21.653.24.743.13.444.92.652.42.0
  Medium metro39.52.433.34.934.33.642.53.141.53.4
  Small metro40.12.628.13.937.94.442.23.543.84.3
Nonmetropolitan32.82.927.23.831.73.938.44.029.44.2
  Micropolitan34.73.434.45.331.04.138.04.333.04.8
  Noncore29.24.516.33.432.86.839.36.521.76.5
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish42.90.938.21.739.01.844.21.344.51.4
Other40.82.238.95.037.12.839.83.051.43.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good44.01.041.72.040.31.644.91.345.51.4
Fair/poor31.51.425.02.229.72.733.72.336.12.8
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities29.71.427.22.430.22.629.12.731.22.5
Complex activities31.11.828.32.729.93.231.63.934.43.5
Neither basic nor complex activities40.10.937.01.935.51.840.91.441.51.4
U.S. bornYes42.90.938.71.939.21.744.11.344.81.4
No40.11.535.23.434.62.640.52.545.02.8

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.

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 March 2012
Internet Citation: T16_4_5_2c: 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_4_5_2c.html