Table T9_1_4_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_4_6.2d
People with difficulty contacting their usual source of care during regular business hours over the telephone about a health problem, by education,a United States, 2009
  TotalaLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.70.517.41.014.80.715.70.6
Age18–4415.10.717.61.614.41.114.91.0
45–6416.30.717.41.516.51.116.00.9
65 and over15.61.017.21.712.51.417.51.4
GenderMale15.10.617.81.413.70.815.10.8
Female16.20.617.11.315.60.916.20.7
RaceWhite, single race15.80.517.51.214.60.816.10.7
Black, single race15.00.916.11.516.11.413.71.2
Asian, single race12.01.5DSUDSU11.02.711.71.6
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race38.65.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races9.92.2DSUDSUDSUDSU13.43.9
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races15.40.516.31.214.50.815.70.7
  Non-Hispanic, White15.60.616.31.414.30.916.10.7
  Non-Hispanic, Black15.00.916.01.516.11.413.71.2
Hispanic, all races18.01.120.61.917.11.715.81.4
Family incomebNegative/poor19.51.120.51.821.11.916.22.0
Near poor/low15.80.917.91.614.61.415.31.4
Middle15.50.815.21.613.51.117.01.3
High14.90.716.32.513.91.315.10.8
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed14.80.617.31.614.00.914.80.7
Not employed18.70.917.81.519.61.618.61.4
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private14.60.614.21.413.60.915.00.7
Public only19.21.218.81.919.41.919.52.3
Uninsured20.31.522.72.720.72.017.82.3
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only15.01.314.92.112.22.018.32.4
Medicare and private15.61.418.43.412.32.017.11.9
Medicare and other public17.62.719.42.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan15.60.517.31.115.00.815.50.7
  Large central metro14.70.815.91.715.01.614.20.9
  Large fringe metro15.71.017.32.213.41.216.51.3
  Medium metro16.11.318.62.415.61.415.71.6
  Small metro16.91.719.03.417.42.615.92.2
Nonmetropolitan16.01.517.62.313.91.717.12.0
  Micropolitan15.51.516.32.613.51.916.82.2
  Noncore17.13.219.54.314.73.618.04.1
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish15.50.516.31.114.60.715.80.7
Other17.91.321.42.017.12.014.71.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.50.515.51.113.20.715.00.6
Fair/poor22.21.122.11.622.01.722.61.8
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities22.01.122.81.920.81.922.71.9
Complex activities21.41.522.72.220.02.121.82.6
Neither basic nor complex activities14.40.515.61.113.00.714.80.6
U.S. bornYes15.60.516.81.114.80.815.90.7
No16.01.119.52.014.61.614.81.3

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.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T9_1_4_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_4_6-2d.html