Table T9_1_4_1-2c

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_4_1.2c
People who were unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care, dental care, or prescription medicines in the last 12 months, by family income,a United States, 2009
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 11.10.415.40.914.60.711.40.57.50.4
Age0–175.00.45.30.85.10.75.30.64.50.8
18–4412.80.521.31.516.91.111.80.77.70.6
45–6415.00.624.61.924.51.717.31.19.10.9
65 and over10.40.812.21.714.51.611.01.26.51.1
GenderMale9.60.413.51.012.70.810.10.66.40.5
Female12.60.516.91.116.40.912.60.78.60.6
RaceWhite, single race11.60.416.91.215.50.912.10.57.60.5
Black, single race10.20.611.51.112.91.29.00.97.41.1
Asian, single race6.50.814.03.25.71.44.51.16.01.3
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race8.11.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races10.91.613.13.314.83.410.52.5DSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races11.50.417.61.116.20.811.90.67.50.5
  Non-Hispanic, White12.20.520.91.518.11.012.90.77.60.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black10.20.611.81.112.71.28.70.97.31.1
Hispanic, all races9.10.79.91.29.91.08.70.97.21.0
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school15.60.920.01.717.41.413.11.39.11.7
High school graduate14.10.621.51.718.41.213.20.98.60.8
At least some college11.80.522.32.119.81.413.70.97.90.6
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed12.10.421.21.517.91.113.00.78.20.6
Not employed19.30.923.31.523.51.618.31.410.01.4
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private8.70.411.61.410.70.99.80.67.20.5
Public only13.40.813.71.113.71.112.71.411.73.1
Uninsured20.31.122.61.922.71.819.21.613.41.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only11.31.110.32.214.72.212.51.76.11.6
Medicare and private9.01.012.03.112.82.510.31.76.41.2
Medicare and other public14.12.215.83.216.73.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan11.00.415.21.014.70.811.20.57.60.5
  Large central metro11.10.614.31.213.51.111.50.87.80.8
  Large fringe metro10.50.617.11.917.61.710.60.96.80.6
  Medium metro10.90.913.52.014.31.99.60.99.11.2
  Small metro12.50.819.02.814.01.715.01.66.91.4
Nonmetropolitan11.81.116.32.314.31.712.21.36.41.2
  Micropolitan12.51.417.22.915.32.113.31.86.81.4
  Noncore10.31.414.72.711.92.210.31.8DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish11.50.417.41.016.30.811.70.57.50.5
Other8.60.69.11.28.20.98.71.08.11.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good9.50.312.20.812.10.710.10.57.00.4
Fair/poor24.91.131.62.128.22.024.31.714.31.7
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities25.31.234.62.728.61.924.61.717.31.9
Complex activities30.01.638.23.335.32.825.82.720.13.2
Neither basic nor complex activities11.10.417.81.115.70.911.70.57.20.5
U.S. bornYes11.10.415.41.015.20.711.30.57.50.5
No11.30.715.31.711.91.411.61.27.51.0

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: 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.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T9_1_4_1-2c: 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_4_1-2c.html