Table T9_1_3_6-2b

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_3_6.2b
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care, dental care, or prescription medicines due to financial or insurance reasons, by ethnicity, United States, 2009
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 69.21.368.01.467.61.672.12.476.62.5
65 and over53.43.652.33.850.34.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor79.21.879.
Near poor/low76.
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school77.
High school graduate76.51.875.71.975.
At least some college65.11.963.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed72.01.670.41.770.21.874.02.981.92.5
Not employed79.01.778.41.878.
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private59.
Public only73.32.374.72.577.52.867.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only63.05.462.55.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private41.64.841.
Residence locationcMetropolitan69.21.567.71.667.31.870.92.577.92.6
  Large central metro70.32.367.62.667.53.369.63.779.24.0
  Large fringe metro68.
  Medium metro70.63.370.13.569.23.873.75.574.25.5
  Small metro65.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish68.21.468.01.467.71.671.62.470.54.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good67.81.566.91.566.81.870.
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities70.82.770.32.870.
Complex activities71.32.971.
Neither basic nor complex activities71.91.370.21.469.31.774.62.782.12.3
U.S. bornYes67.81.467.81.467.31.670.72.368.24.0

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_3_6-2b: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.