Table T9_2_1_1-2c

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_1.2c
People who had an office-based or outpatient department visita in the calendar year,b by family income,c United States, 2009
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 73.30.466.30.966.20.772.30.681.10.6
Age0–1775.60.867.81.469.81.375.91.385.91.2
18–4463.00.754.21.354.21.262.40.972.11.0
45–6478.80.673.61.770.71.675.01.084.30.8
65 and over91.20.688.21.888.21.391.31.093.81.0
GenderMale67.40.558.51.258.71.065.70.876.80.7
Female79.10.572.11.073.40.979.20.885.80.9
RaceWhite, single race75.10.567.71.067.70.873.90.782.60.7
Black, single race65.30.862.31.560.91.766.71.672.01.9
Asian, single race66.51.559.74.461.43.960.82.872.81.8
NHOPI, single race58.18.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race69.72.873.63.957.94.368.74.6DSUDSU
Multiple races71.72.570.84.665.94.970.63.679.64.6
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races75.50.568.31.168.80.974.60.781.70.7
  Non-Hispanic, White78.40.571.61.472.41.077.10.883.40.7
  Non-Hispanic, Black65.20.961.81.560.71.867.01.672.01.9
Hispanic, all races62.40.859.61.358.91.360.61.474.21.7
Education,d age 18 and overLess than high school64.10.961.01.559.91.563.91.577.02.1
High school graduate68.00.666.51.563.11.267.11.273.31.6
At least some college78.30.671.91.771.81.476.50.981.50.7
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed68.70.654.51.957.11.266.50.876.40.8
Not employed68.60.865.41.365.21.568.01.777.12.1
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private76.90.569.72.170.31.174.50.881.10.7
Public only74.90.873.81.174.31.476.42.386.43.7
Uninsured42.81.140.61.740.41.842.62.250.43.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only89.31.186.42.486.02.389.91.592.81.9
Medicare and private93.50.891.73.390.92.193.91.394.61.0
Medicare and other public88.01.987.43.289.42.984.73.8DSUDSU
Residence locationeMetropolitan73.30.566.40.965.50.871.70.781.20.6
  Large central metro69.30.763.71.361.91.466.61.278.71.1
  Large fringe metro76.30.867.02.066.81.775.41.282.21.0
  Medium metro74.11.166.61.667.01.473.71.782.01.8
  Small metro76.31.474.32.570.22.973.21.783.61.6
Nonmetropolitan73.31.266.12.269.31.975.11.780.62.1
  Micropolitan74.01.666.33.371.62.074.72.381.42.6
  Noncore72.01.967.12.363.43.875.92.678.63.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish75.90.569.51.069.50.974.60.782.10.6
Other58.31.057.11.656.01.657.61.766.91.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good72.60.463.41.064.30.871.10.680.90.6
Fair/poor82.70.979.71.679.21.886.71.888.32.0
Activity limitations,e age 18 and overBasic activities89.11.088.52.186.82.388.51.992.12.1
Complex activities91.01.190.02.088.52.191.62.494.42.2
Neither basic nor complex activities71.20.561.61.162.11.069.60.778.60.7
U.S. bornYes75.50.569.90.968.80.874.30.782.20.7
No60.51.253.02.258.22.059.52.371.12.4

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_1-2c: 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_1-2c.html