Table T2_8_1_5-1

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 2_8_1_5.1
Adults with chronic joint symptoms who have ever seen a doctor or other health professional for joint symptoms,a United States, 2009–2010
  20102009
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total69.10.870.50.8
Age18–4462.51.364.51.4
45–6473.70.974.01.0
65 and over81.61.083.21.0
GenderFemale72.71.074.61.0
Male65.51.266.01.3
RaceAI/AN only72.86.957.57.2
Asian only60.14.362.44.6
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSU
Black only74.81.875.11.9
White only68.50.970.20.9
Multiple races71.44.070.85.3
EthnicityHispanic, all races64.72.065.92.0
Non-Hispanic, all races69.80.971.30.9
  Non-Hispanic, Black75.01.875.22.0
  Non-Hispanic, White69.21.071.01.0
Health insurance,b ages 18–64All persons under 65 years70.21.072.31.1
Private67.61.169.41.2
Public80.01.882.41.8
Uninsured52.31.952.52.1
Health insurance, age 65 and overAll persons 65 years and over81.71.083.21.0
  Medicare and private81.01.483.81.2
  Medicare and public88.91.987.12.2
  Medicare only79.81.780.32.0
Family incomecNegative/poor71.01.772.21.9
Near poor/low66.61.968.11.8
Middle68.21.570.41.5
High70.81.472.01.5
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school70.02.267.12.3
High school graduate68.31.572.31.4
At least some college73.10.972.51.0
Location of residencedMetropolitan69.30.971.00.9
  Large central metro65.91.568.21.7
  Large fringe metro71.11.573.41.7
  Medium metro70.31.771.01.7
  Small metro70.82.472.32.0
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)66.92.469.82.4
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)69.92.966.43.0
Activity limitationsdBasic activities79.11.086.41.2
Complex activities85.11.286.91.2
Neither basic nor complex activities58.81.363.01.0

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population. Age data 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 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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of people were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

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 June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_8_1_5-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/8_musculoskeletal/T2_8_1_5-1.html