Table T9_1_3_6-2c

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_6.2c
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care, dental care, or prescription medicines due to financial or insurance reasons, by family income,a United States, 2009
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 69.21.379.21.876.12.073.32.148.82.8
Age0–1751.13.555.24.865.65.959.37.1DSUDSU
18–4474.51.585.52.682.22.676.43.149.94.1
45–6473.81.684.72.785.32.178.42.654.34.0
65 and over53.43.6DSUDSU48.65.962.26.0DSUDSU
GenderMale69.01.780.22.876.52.677.02.843.43.6
Female69.31.678.62.175.92.470.32.752.93.4
RaceWhite, single race69.01.580.82.176.82.372.62.548.43.0
Black, single race72.32.480.23.373.63.975.34.2DSUDSU
Asian, single race60.06.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races68.01.479.22.175.02.372.62.248.42.8
  Non-Hispanic, White67.61.680.62.575.32.872.12.648.03.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black72.12.481.13.473.93.974.24.4DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races76.62.579.63.782.13.178.35.9DSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school77.32.278.83.775.23.282.83.4DSUDSU
High school graduate76.51.884.52.980.52.975.63.262.44.8
At least some college65.11.984.92.675.03.872.12.846.83.4
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed72.01.688.42.284.02.377.02.551.43.2
Not employed79.01.782.92.682.82.578.53.6DSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private59.42.069.26.771.83.469.13.044.52.9
Public only73.32.372.73.376.53.470.76.4DSUDSU
Uninsured92.21.296.51.192.61.991.72.4DSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only63.05.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private41.64.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan69.21.581.62.075.02.373.72.449.93.0
  Large central metro70.32.382.03.076.03.577.54.146.35.2
  Large fringe metro68.42.187.43.776.03.670.44.450.24.2
  Medium metro70.63.382.53.478.34.569.24.857.06.2
  Small metro65.34.0DSUDSU62.86.377.15.2DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan69.12.570.04.381.13.971.74.3DSUDSU
  Micropolitan68.92.870.15.284.83.969.94.7DSUDSU
  Noncore69.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish68.21.478.82.075.92.272.22.348.32.8
Other78.32.682.14.278.34.884.44.0DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good67.81.577.52.477.02.372.62.449.22.9
Fair/poor73.61.982.72.674.33.476.13.8DSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities70.82.779.83.670.64.275.43.6DSUDSU
Complex activities71.32.980.83.573.34.272.45.0DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities71.91.384.22.279.82.276.22.352.03.0
U.S. bornYes67.81.478.81.975.22.271.22.448.52.8
No78.22.481.34.281.93.987.53.0DSUDSU

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.

Current as of June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T9_1_3_6-2c: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/9_facilitators_barriers/T9_1_3_6-2c.html