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_3.2a
People with current asthma who receive written asthma management plans from their health provider,a by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
65 and over26.12.825.
Health insurance,b age under 65All persons under 65 years35.81.435.01.743.73.442.07.2DSUDSUDSUDSU30.96.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overAll persons 65 years and over25.92.925.
  Medicare and private17.
Family incomecNegative/poor30.92.630.83.332.84.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low32.42.529.52.941.56.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school24.53.323.43.930.36.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate26.82.924.
At least some college33.
Location of residencedMetropolitan35.31.334.61.543.
  Large central metro37.32.335.42.745.24.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro36.02.535.52.939.66.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro34.82.734.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)27.23.625.64.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)20.13.918.64.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities35.64.635.64.640.410.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities28.
Neither basic nor complex activities32.31.931.

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. A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private" category only.

c. 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.

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: T8_3_3_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/nhqrdr11/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_3_3_2a.html