T8_3_3_1

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_3.1
People with current asthma who receive written asthma management plans from their health provider,a United States, 2009
  Total
Population groupPercentSE
Total 33.41.2
Age0-1744.32.3
18-4429.82.1
45-6431.92.4
65 and over26.12.8
RaceAI/AN onlyDSUDSU
Asian only39.26.5
NHOPI onlyDSUDSU
Black only41.72.9
White only32.31.4
Multiple races30.66.1
EthnicityHispanic, all races28.42.7
Non-Hispanic, all races34.11.3
  Non-Hispanic, Black42.42.9
  Non-Hispanic, White32.71.6
GenderFemale33.71.6
Male32.52.0
Family incomebNegative/poor30.92.6
Near poor/low32.42.5
Middle35.42.3
High35.02.3
Health insurance,c ages 18-64All persons under 65 years35.81.4
  Private37.41.8
  Public33.82.6
  Uninsured25.83.4
Health insurance, age 65 and overAll persons 65 years and over25.92.9
  Medicare and private17.33.1
  Medicare and public35.26.9
  Medicare only39.26.5
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school24.53.3
High school graduate26.82.9
At least some college33.32.1
Location of residencedMetropolitan35.31.3
  Large central metro37.32.3
  Large fringe metro36.02.5
  Medium metro34.82.7
  Small metro32.03.4
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)27.23.6
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)20.13.9
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities35.64.6
Complex activities28.63.2
Neither basic nor complex activities32.31.9

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population. Age data and health insurance data for age 65 and over are unadjusted.

b. Negative/poor refers to family 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. A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private" category only.

d. For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T8_3_3_1: 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_3_1.html