Table T9_1_4_4-2a

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_4.2a
People who were unable to get or delayed in getting needed prescription medicines in the last 12 months, by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 3.50.23.70.23.30.30.90.3DSUDSUDSUDSU3.40.8
Age0–170.70.10.80.10.70.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18–443.30.23.50.33.10.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU5.81.7
45–646.10.46.20.56.60.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over4.10.54.00.54.31.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale2.60.22.80.22.20.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female4.30.24.50.34.30.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU4.51.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor4.70.35.00.44.00.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low4.40.44.70.44.10.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle3.30.23.50.33.00.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High2.70.32.90.32.00.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school5.20.55.30.55.10.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate5.00.45.30.44.10.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college3.80.33.90.34.40.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed3.60.23.70.33.70.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed7.70.58.30.66.20.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private2.70.22.80.22.40.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only4.30.45.00.53.10.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured5.80.55.90.66.30.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only4.80.74.70.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private3.40.63.50.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public4.21.04.11.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan3.40.23.60.23.30.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU3.50.9
  Large central metro3.10.23.30.33.10.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.20.33.30.33.40.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro4.10.54.30.63.00.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro3.70.53.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan3.90.44.00.43.60.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan3.90.53.90.63.40.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore4.00.74.10.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish3.80.23.90.23.40.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU3.60.8
Other1.60.21.80.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good2.60.22.70.22.30.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU2.80.8
Fair/poor11.70.712.10.911.01.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities10.80.710.90.911.31.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities13.31.013.81.313.21.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities3.40.23.50.33.20.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU5.21.5
U.S. bornYes3.70.23.80.23.40.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU3.40.8
No2.40.32.80.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_4_4-2a: 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_4-2a.html