T8_3_1_1_2a

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 8_3_1.1_2a
People with current asthma who are now taking preventive medicine daily or almost daily (either oral or inhaler), by race,a United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 25.91.227.31.520.32.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0-1724.22.226.42.918.32.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-4416.71.617.62.212.72.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-6432.42.333.22.625.64.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over46.34.348.54.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale28.41.930.22.322.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female24.11.425.11.720.12.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor23.52.124.22.720.02.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low24.62.226.62.820.54.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle24.42.025.82.520.43.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High30.12.731.13.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,c age 18 and overLess than high school25.62.526.73.221.74.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate27.22.229.12.622.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college26.72.027.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed21.61.722.92.014.53.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed24.02.224.22.920.93.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, under age 65Any private24.91.726.22.017.42.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only23.12.024.32.720.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured14.93.115.13.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private47.96.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan26.51.427.91.820.82.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro25.32.126.93.023.73.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro30.02.632.53.113.83.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro23.12.922.83.424.94.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro27.83.728.64.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan22.42.424.12.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan22.33.024.13.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore23.34.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish25.71.327.21.620.22.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other27.43.129.84.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good24.11.425.61.615.62.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor30.72.432.63.328.33.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities26.22.525.82.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities31.23.132.03.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities25.01.626.81.815.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes25.81.227.21.520.12.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No25.53.424.54.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using four age groups: 0-17, 18-44, 45-64, and 65 and over.

b. 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.

c. 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.

d. 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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T8_3_1_1_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_3_1_1_2a.html