Table T9_1_4_9-2a

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_9.2a
Adults who needed care, tests, or treatments in the last 12 month who sometimes or never found it easy to get the care, tests, or treatments, by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.60.47.80.413.61.016.92.3DSUDSUDSUDSU11.82.7
Age18–4412.20.711.10.718.61.920.33.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45–648.10.57.40.511.31.218.24.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over3.60.43.20.47.21.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale8.30.67.40.514.81.716.93.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female8.80.48.00.512.91.016.82.6DSUDSUDSUDSU11.63.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor17.01.315.61.521.92.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low13.50.912.41.116.71.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle8.80.68.00.711.81.718.14.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High5.10.44.80.47.41.411.12.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school12.20.911.81.015.51.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate9.50.78.80.714.51.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college7.30.46.30.411.81.415.82.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed9.30.58.60.514.11.415.32.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed12.50.811.00.916.91.832.35.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private7.10.46.30.410.41.215.12.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only15.91.316.21.714.51.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured28.92.327.32.639.94.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only4.20.93.70.87.42.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private2.50.52.50.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public6.31.3DSUDSU11.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan8.50.47.50.413.51.117.12.4DSUDSUDSUDSU12.73.0
  Large central metro9.80.88.60.814.01.616.02.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro8.40.77.70.711.91.615.33.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro7.40.86.30.714.42.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro8.10.96.90.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan9.10.99.01.013.72.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan9.01.18.71.215.32.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore9.41.69.61.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.90.47.30.413.00.911.92.7DSUDSUDSUDSU12.12.8
Other18.31.516.31.6DSUDSU21.63.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.40.46.60.411.71.015.92.4DSUDSUDSUDSU10.12.9
Fair/poor14.20.913.21.019.32.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities9.70.88.90.914.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities10.51.19.91.113.82.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities8.30.47.40.413.21.117.42.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes7.80.47.30.413.21.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU11.12.9
No14.91.112.81.216.83.920.42.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_9-2a: 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_9-2a.html