Table T9_1_4_7-1_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_7.1_2a
Adults who needed to see a specialist in the last 12 months who sometimes or never found it easy to see a specialist, by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.60.613.50.619.61.325.23.6DSUDSUDSUDSU28.65.1
Age18–4422.11.020.91.229.02.530.05.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45–6413.60.812.50.916.31.728.05.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over6.40.75.80.88.01.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale15.00.813.80.920.52.126.04.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female14.30.713.20.719.01.424.74.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor27.11.825.62.131.13.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low19.71.418.21.622.82.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle14.00.913.41.017.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High10.30.89.60.812.92.121.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school18.51.417.71.623.13.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate15.91.214.41.322.82.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college13.00.712.10.716.71.722.83.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed16.50.715.70.820.81.924.73.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed20.21.318.11.325.82.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private13.30.712.70.715.11.623.63.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only26.32.125.82.327.33.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured42.62.739.33.053.05.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only6.31.15.71.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private5.50.94.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public11.72.311.22.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan14.90.713.70.719.81.325.33.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro17.51.215.91.321.02.229.24.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro13.31.012.11.120.82.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro12.91.212.41.317.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro16.32.315.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan12.91.312.51.417.34.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan13.41.612.91.820.25.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore11.42.311.32.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish13.40.612.50.619.21.316.33.5DSUDSUDSUDSU29.45.3
Other30.42.329.82.3DSUDSU32.95.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good13.10.611.90.718.31.526.73.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor20.11.319.41.523.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities15.01.114.21.218.92.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities18.51.617.81.719.22.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities14.20.612.90.719.91.527.23.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes13.40.612.50.719.11.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No24.41.623.31.824.84.929.43.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_7-1_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_7-1_2a.html