Table T9_1_3_6-2d

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_6.2d
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care, dental care, or prescription medicines due to financial or insurance reasons, by education,a United States, 2009
  TotalaLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 71.31.377.32.276.51.865.11.9
Age18–4474.41.578.83.282.12.367.12.5
45–6473.71.782.52.878.02.567.52.7
65 and over53.13.661.45.254.36.046.95.6
GenderMale72.51.577.23.278.92.164.72.7
Female70.51.677.42.474.72.665.32.1
RaceWhite, single race70.91.477.72.576.71.963.82.2
Black, single race74.22.271.94.476.33.574.03.1
Asian, single race63.66.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races70.01.375.82.675.71.963.92.0
  Non-Hispanic, White69.41.575.73.275.92.162.62.3
  Non-Hispanic, Black74.12.272.54.476.33.673.33.2
Hispanic, all races80.92.181.92.683.54.177.44.3
Family incomebNegative/poor82.71.878.83.784.52.984.92.6
Near poor/low77.22.175.23.280.52.975.03.8
Middle75.12.082.83.475.63.272.12.8
High51.73.0DSUDSU62.44.846.83.4
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed71.81.681.42.980.42.264.32.1
Not employed78.91.778.83.979.72.678.12.9
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private62.02.074.15.269.42.957.22.4
Public only77.22.666.85.381.63.683.23.6
Uninsured92.41.291.92.291.61.893.71.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only63.15.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private41.64.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan71.31.477.32.375.52.066.12.1
  Large central metro71.22.276.94.376.53.765.92.9
  Large fringe metro70.62.079.94.272.23.366.03.2
  Medium metro72.93.581.14.178.43.766.04.9
  Small metro70.03.7DSUDSU74.95.067.56.7
Nonmetropolitan71.32.277.15.580.33.358.54.5
  Micropolitan70.92.6DSUDSU79.83.658.25.0
  Noncore72.54.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish70.21.374.32.675.91.964.62.0
Other82.02.489.72.184.85.271.35.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good70.51.478.32.676.62.364.11.9
Fair/poor73.81.975.72.976.23.169.34.3
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities70.82.772.13.971.53.769.34.7
Complex activities71.42.971.24.071.53.771.35.8
Neither basic nor complex activities71.71.380.72.579.31.763.72.0
U.S. bornYes70.11.375.22.575.61.864.12.0
No79.02.485.32.784.24.571.64.4

a Persons age 18 and over. 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.

b 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.

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_6-2d: 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_6-2d.html