Table T4_1_1_1-1_2a

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 4_1_1_1.1_2a
Adults who made an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got an appointment as soon as wanted,a by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.30.414.00.520.31.131.42.3DSUDSU13.63.810.22.2
Age18–4420.40.819.30.922.81.536.43.0DSUDSUDSUDSU9.62.6
45–6413.70.612.50.718.91.430.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over8.10.67.20.615.92.318.24.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale16.50.715.10.724.01.931.23.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female14.40.513.20.618.31.031.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor21.61.320.31.625.52.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low18.41.117.21.221.51.737.08.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle15.70.814.60.919.41.934.14.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High12.60.611.50.616.62.028.82.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school18.71.217.61.323.61.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate16.10.815.20.921.21.628.44.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college14.10.512.70.618.51.631.32.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed17.30.616.10.620.71.434.52.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed16.60.915.11.022.11.832.34.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private15.20.614.00.618.91.431.72.4DSUDSUDSUDSU11.02.9
Public only20.01.419.61.921.31.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured30.81.829.52.132.23.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only7.91.07.01.016.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private7.30.86.70.913.83.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public13.42.311.72.619.54.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan15.30.413.80.520.31.231.52.3DSUDSUDSUDSU10.22.3
  Large central metro16.90.815.51.019.21.630.33.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro14.40.713.30.818.01.932.23.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro14.71.012.70.926.92.928.55.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro14.51.313.41.416.02.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan15.31.214.91.220.32.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan13.51.213.11.319.02.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore19.21.918.91.923.55.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.50.513.50.520.31.126.02.9DSUDSUDSUDSU10.32.2
Other24.81.320.81.5DSUDSU36.73.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.90.513.40.519.51.233.42.4DSUDSUDSUDSU10.22.5
Fair/poor17.61.017.11.223.31.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities13.70.912.81.020.21.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities14.41.314.21.516.02.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities15.60.514.30.520.41.232.82.3DSUDSUDSUDSU9.62.6
U.S. bornYes14.20.513.50.520.11.219.43.5DSUDSUDSUDSU9.32.2
No23.01.118.81.421.83.034.82.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Denominator includes adults who made an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months, excluding missing data.

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 June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T4_1_1_1-1_2a: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/4_timeliness/T4_1_1_1-1_2a.html