Table T9_1_4_6-2a

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_6.2a
People with difficulty contacting their usual source of care during regular business hours over the telephone about a health problem, by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.60.414.70.513.90.913.81.8DSUDSU31.23.812.31.9
Age0–1712.00.711.60.811.91.316.72.6DSUDSU19.35.214.63.1
18–4415.20.815.30.913.01.113.32.5DSUDSUDSUDSU11.03.1
45–6416.20.716.30.716.81.312.32.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over15.71.015.91.016.92.111.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale14.20.514.30.613.31.013.42.3DSUDSU27.74.811.82.4
Female15.00.515.00.614.41.014.21.7DSUDSU34.44.712.82.5
Family incomeaNegative/poor17.41.117.51.415.91.5DSUDSUDSUDSU38.37.820.25.9
Near poor/low14.50.914.01.013.91.520.75.9DSUDSUDSUDSU15.84.3
Middle14.40.814.40.913.91.614.13.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High14.00.714.30.711.91.611.52.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school17.41.017.51.216.11.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate14.80.714.60.816.11.411.02.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college15.70.616.10.713.71.211.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSU13.43.9
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed14.80.615.10.612.70.911.81.7DSUDSU33.15.010.83.1
Not employed18.70.918.41.119.51.816.53.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private13.50.513.70.611.81.112.71.6DSUDSU19.44.112.92.5
Public only16.01.015.61.315.81.324.55.8DSUDSU30.75.814.53.9
Uninsured19.01.418.51.616.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only15.21.314.91.519.23.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private15.71.415.91.515.13.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public17.92.519.73.516.33.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan14.50.514.50.514.41.013.91.8DSUDSU26.85.411.41.9
  Large central metro13.50.813.71.014.11.111.61.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro14.60.814.60.913.32.018.23.4DSUDSUDSUDSU14.64.4
  Medium metro14.91.215.11.315.72.77.12.1DSUDSUDSUDSU14.84.0
  Small metro16.01.615.01.617.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan15.31.515.31.59.51.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan14.41.414.21.411.51.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore17.43.517.73.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.40.514.30.514.10.912.71.8DSUDSU31.84.112.22.0
Other17.11.417.71.6DSUDSU15.02.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good13.70.513.80.512.80.913.81.9DSUDSU26.84.112.02.0
Fair/poor21.81.121.61.221.31.814.83.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities22.01.121.91.221.21.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities21.31.420.11.625.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities14.40.514.60.513.40.911.91.8DSUDSU33.35.49.32.5
U.S. bornYes14.50.514.50.513.90.913.72.1DSUDSU30.64.212.12.0
No16.41.217.21.414.22.713.92.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_6-2a: 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_6-2a.html