Table T9_1_1_5-2b

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 9_1_1_5.2b
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by ethnicity, United States, 2009
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.50.512.70.411.90.516.00.729.01.4
Family incomeaNegative/poor26.
Near poor/low26.10.922.40.922.
Education,b ages 18–64Less than high school37.01.327.61.327.31.727.41.854.12.1
High school graduate23.20.920.50.918.
At least some college11.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed17.30.613.60.512.80.618.50.939.01.7
Not employed24.80.920.80.717.90.927.61.544.22.7
Residence locationcMetropolitan15.10.511.90.410.80.515.70.729.01.4
  Large central metro18.20.713.00.711.40.815.
  Large fringe metro11.90.610.
  Medium metro14.71.512.00.911.
  Small metro15.51.614.01.713.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.50.412.20.411.50.515.80.715.51.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.90.512.10.411.30.515.40.728.31.4
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities15.
Complex activities12.
Neither basic nor complex activities19.50.615.30.513.80.622.
U.S. bornYes12.40.412.10.411.60.515.40.713.91.0

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: 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 T9_1_1_5-2b: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.