Table T9_1_4_9-2d

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_9.2d
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 education,a United States, 2009
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.60.412.
65 and over3.
RaceWhite, single race7.70.411.
Black, single race13.
Asian, single race16.62.2DSUDSUDSUDSU15.82.5
Multiple races11.92.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races7.90.411.
  Non-Hispanic, White6.90.410.
  Non-Hispanic, Black13.
Hispanic, all races15.
Family incomebNegative/poor16.61.319.
Near poor/low13.50.914.71.613.61.512.41.5
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed9.30.514.81.811.
Not employed12.20.818.01.912.
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private7.
Public only15.61.316.01.918.02.312.22.1
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only4.
Medicare and private2.50.5DSUDSU3.40.9DSUDSU
Medicare and other public6.
Residence locationcMetropolitan8.50.412.
  Large central metro9.80.815.21.611.
  Large fringe metro8.30.713.
  Medium metro7.
  Small metro7.70.912.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.90.411.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.30.411.
Activity limitationscBasic activities9.60.811.61.610.
Complex activities10.
Neither basic nor complex activities8.30.412.
U.S. bornYes7.80.412.

a 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_9-2d: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.