Table T9_1_4_2-2a

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_2.2a
People who were unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care in the last 12 months, by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.90.25.20.23.80.42.80.5DSUDSU4.81.25.01.1
Age0–172.10.22.40.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18–445.80.36.10.44.70.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU7.42.2
45–647.00.47.10.47.00.75.21.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over3.70.44.00.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale4.10.24.30.33.30.42.30.6DSUDSUDSUDSU5.31.5
Female5.70.36.10.34.20.53.20.7DSUDSU5.51.6DSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor7.40.68.30.75.10.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low6.60.47.20.54.30.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle5.00.35.40.32.90.52.40.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High3.10.23.20.32.60.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school6.80.57.00.75.10.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate6.60.47.00.44.60.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college5.10.35.20.35.60.63.00.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed5.50.35.80.34.50.52.60.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed9.10.59.40.78.30.95.81.6DSUDSUDSUDSU12.33.6
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private3.50.23.70.22.30.32.20.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only5.80.56.50.63.50.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured11.60.712.10.810.81.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only3.70.74.00.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private3.20.53.60.6DSUDSU**DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public5.71.36.51.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan4.80.25.10.23.90.42.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSU5.01.1
  Large central metro4.70.35.00.43.90.53.10.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro4.60.34.90.43.30.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro4.80.45.00.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro6.00.56.00.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.40.75.70.72.20.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan6.30.96.61.02.60.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore3.60.73.80.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.10.25.40.23.70.4DSUDSUDSUDSU5.41.45.01.1
Other4.00.44.00.4DSUDSU3.80.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.00.24.20.22.90.32.40.5DSUDSUDSUDSU4.51.1
Fair/poor13.00.713.80.810.21.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities12.50.813.00.910.31.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities14.21.114.61.212.52.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities4.80.24.90.24.10.43.00.7DSUDSUDSUDSU7.51.9
U.S. bornYes4.90.25.20.23.70.4DSUDSUDSUDSU5.01.35.01.1
No4.90.45.30.54.50.93.80.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_2-2a: 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_2-2a.html