Table T5_1_1_14-2a

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 5_1_1_14.2a
People with a usual source of care whose health care providers sometimes or never asked for person's help to make treatment decisions, by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.40.515.00.617.71.015.21.6DSUDSU22.03.415.72.3
Age0–1714.50.813.51.018.41.714.22.5DSUDSUDSUDSU18.03.6
18–4415.90.716.20.815.11.213.31.9DSUDSUDSUDSU13.83.2
45–6415.50.715.00.819.31.515.82.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over16.11.015.41.119.72.023.05.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale15.40.615.00.618.31.213.21.7DSUDSU20.93.714.02.4
Female15.50.515.00.617.41.016.81.8DSUDSU22.94.217.23.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor20.11.219.31.621.61.720.24.8DSUDSUDSUDSU18.04.4
Near poor/low17.20.916.61.118.82.123.15.3DSUDSUDSUDSU16.24.6
Middle15.40.815.61.015.11.512.22.3DSUDSUDSUDSU12.23.3
High13.10.812.70.915.52.013.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSU18.35.0
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school19.81.219.51.320.42.125.95.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate16.80.816.50.919.01.511.32.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college14.20.614.00.715.01.214.91.9DSUDSUDSUDSU10.63.1
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed15.20.615.30.715.21.214.61.9DSUDSU21.95.511.53.1
Not employed17.50.916.91.121.11.713.42.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private13.60.613.60.714.11.212.71.7DSUDSUDSUDSU14.22.8
Public only20.31.019.01.323.11.825.75.6DSUDSU35.39.715.44.0
Uninsured19.01.519.21.718.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only16.11.615.51.721.13.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private14.91.314.11.419.43.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public22.83.224.34.116.34.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan15.50.515.00.617.81.015.41.6DSUDSU24.84.615.32.4
  Large central metro14.90.813.50.918.41.418.62.2DSUDSUDSUDSU14.93.8
  Large fringe metro14.50.814.10.916.61.814.03.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro15.91.415.81.617.92.88.82.1DSUDSUDSUDSU19.24.8
  Small metro18.91.819.02.018.73.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan15.21.415.01.417.03.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan14.51.514.41.617.14.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore16.52.416.22.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.90.514.50.617.91.012.11.8DSUDSU21.53.815.42.4
Other19.61.520.11.8DSUDSU18.52.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.70.514.20.617.11.014.31.6DSUDSU20.93.615.42.5
Fair/poor21.31.021.01.221.71.727.45.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities20.61.120.31.221.42.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities21.31.320.71.625.52.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities14.80.514.60.616.31.114.41.7DSUDSU20.73.913.13.0
U.S. bornYes15.30.514.80.617.91.012.21.9DSUDSU22.53.615.92.4
No16.81.017.01.416.02.417.12.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a 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.

b 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.

c 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.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T5_1_1_14-2a: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/5_patientcenteredness/T5_1_1_14-2a.html