Table T9_2_1_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_2_1_1.2a
People who had an office-based or outpatient department visita in the calendar year,b by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 73.30.475.10.565.30.866.51.558.18.769.72.871.72.5
Age0–1775.60.877.90.864.51.571.22.8DSUDSU68.75.179.33.0
18–4463.00.764.90.854.31.258.32.1DSUDSU58.74.462.24.2
45–6478.80.680.40.673.11.165.62.3DSUDSUDSUDSU67.55.1
65 and over91.20.691.90.687.21.583.62.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale67.40.569.20.658.91.261.51.7DSUDSU58.84.164.03.3
Female79.10.581.10.670.60.971.11.9DSUDSU81.83.180.52.8
Family incomecNegative/poor66.30.967.71.062.31.559.74.4DSUDSU73.63.970.84.6
Near poor/low66.20.767.70.860.91.761.43.9DSUDSU57.94.365.94.9
Middle72.30.673.90.766.71.660.82.8DSUDSU68.74.670.63.6
High81.10.682.60.772.01.972.81.8DSUDSUDSUDSU79.64.6
Education,d age 18 and overLess than high school64.10.965.11.060.41.854.04.6DSUDSU57.46.6DSUDSU
High school graduate68.00.669.20.862.61.461.53.0DSUDSUDSUDSU63.95.3
At least some college78.30.680.10.670.91.269.11.5DSUDSUDSUDSU71.94.1
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed68.70.670.20.661.71.262.61.9DSUDSU64.84.463.54.2
Not employed68.60.871.41.059.31.455.62.6DSUDSUDSUDSU65.86.0
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private76.90.578.90.667.01.168.91.8DSUDSU70.53.872.83.7
Public only74.90.877.70.968.51.466.83.7DSUDSU82.74.671.15.5
Uninsured42.81.144.11.334.02.037.14.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only89.31.189.91.285.92.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private93.50.894.20.888.82.282.44.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public88.01.987.32.687.83.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationeMetropolitan73.30.575.10.566.10.866.81.557.68.868.73.572.02.7
  Large central metro69.30.771.20.964.11.164.92.0DSUDSU61.65.067.05.1
  Large fringe metro76.30.878.00.969.51.668.22.7DSUDSUDSUDSU75.93.9
  Medium metro74.11.175.61.265.71.768.23.5DSUDSUDSUDSU75.05.7
  Small metro76.31.477.41.467.12.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan73.31.275.01.258.43.0DSUDSUDSUDSU72.83.6DSUDSU
  Micropolitan74.01.675.91.558.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore72.01.973.01.758.76.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish75.90.578.10.565.90.968.52.1DSUDSU72.32.972.12.7
Other58.31.056.81.157.34.065.02.1DSUDSU57.45.5DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good72.60.474.50.563.70.965.91.5DSUDSU68.02.870.42.8
Fair/poor82.70.983.71.178.82.181.43.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,e age 18 and overBasic activities89.11.089.91.185.02.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities91.01.191.91.286.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities71.20.572.80.663.71.064.11.7DSUDSU67.03.366.03.4
U.S. bornYes75.50.577.40.565.70.968.71.9DSUDSU72.92.771.62.7
No60.51.258.91.465.03.363.92.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Includes physician and nonphysician office-based visits; physician and nonphysician outpatient department visits; and inpatient visits where the admission date was the same as the discharge date ("zero-night" stays).

b Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using five age groups: 0–17, 18–44, 45–64, 65–74, and 75 and over.

c 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.

d 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.

e 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_2_1_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_2_1_1-2a.html