T17_1_1_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 17_1_1.2b
People who had an office-based or outpatient department visita in the calendar year,b by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 73.00.475.10.477.90.565.10.961.91.0
Age0-1772.20.873.51.076.61.263.71.767.21.5
18-4463.80.667.20.770.80.854.91.448.41.5
45-6479.80.681.30.683.40.773.11.365.81.8
65 and over91.60.692.00.693.10.685.51.885.82.4
GenderMale66.70.569.10.672.30.756.11.154.81.3
Female79.20.481.00.583.50.672.91.069.61.0
Family incomecNegative/poor65.70.968.31.171.81.563.51.557.31.6
Near poor/low67.00.870.21.073.81.362.31.757.51.5
Middle72.10.773.60.876.51.063.41.663.91.6
High79.60.680.40.781.80.872.72.170.71.9
Education,d age 18 and overLess than high school63.80.968.91.071.71.362.01.854.11.6
High school graduate69.20.770.90.873.80.961.61.357.41.6
At least some college79.20.580.30.582.40.671.71.469.61.9
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed69.20.572.20.574.90.661.51.152.61.5
Not employed70.61.072.51.176.81.361.51.862.01.7
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private75.70.576.60.579.00.666.31.367.91.2
Public only75.80.877.31.081.11.571.21.770.91.6
Uninsured43.71.247.51.551.21.934.51.935.41.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only90.21.090.21.191.91.183.62.989.12.5
Medicare and private93.50.893.80.894.10.990.22.584.25.2
Medicare and other public89.61.689.81.891.62.784.23.889.13.8
Residence locationeMetropolitan73.10.475.60.578.80.665.70.961.91.0
  Large central metro68.90.772.41.076.41.365.41.560.01.2
  Large fringe metro76.50.878.00.980.70.967.82.063.92.1
  Medium metro74.30.976.01.079.11.264.52.163.62.4
  Small metro74.71.175.91.277.71.562.42.666.12.6
Nonmetropolitan72.30.973.00.974.51.159.82.361.63.5
  Micropolitan73.21.173.91.275.61.461.42.958.84.0
  Noncore70.81.571.21.772.41.955.54.564.64.8
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish75.40.476.00.578.40.565.30.967.91.4
Other59.31.162.42.166.23.660.96.758.01.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good72.00.474.20.577.10.663.40.960.01.1
Fair/poor84.61.087.31.188.51.482.02.174.91.8
Activity limitations,e age 18 and overBasic activities90.31.091.11.192.01.284.62.583.13.5
Complex activities92.30.892.70.994.10.987.22.488.02.9
Neither basic nor complex activities71.90.574.40.577.10.663.61.058.41.3
U.S. bornYes75.10.476.00.578.40.565.20.865.51.2
No59.61.465.41.967.63.466.74.154.61.8

a. Includes physician and nonphysician office-based visits; physician and nonphysician outpatient department visits; and inpatient visits where the admission date was the same as the discharge date ("zero-night" stays).

b. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using five age groups: 0-17, 18-44, 45-64, 65-74,A50 and 75 and over.

c. 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.

d. 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.

e. 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: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T17_1_1_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/nhqrdr11/17_utilization/T17_1_1_2b.html