Table T9_2_1_5-2a

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_5.2a
People who received a hospital inpatient discharge in the calendar year,a by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 6.80.26.70.28.10.43.60.5DSUDSU11.22.18.01.6
Age0–172.90.23.00.32.60.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18–445.70.35.70.36.30.54.30.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45–646.80.36.60.49.70.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over18.10.717.90.822.02.18.91.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale5.50.25.50.26.20.52.60.5DSUDSUDSUDSU6.01.7
Female8.10.38.10.39.60.64.50.7DSUDSU13.51.810.02.5
Family incomebNegative/poor10.20.410.20.610.90.96.01.6DSUDSUDSUDSU15.13.0
Near poor/low8.20.48.30.58.90.81.90.6DSUDSU16.83.1DSUDSU
Middle6.40.36.30.48.10.73.60.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High5.30.35.40.43.60.63.90.8DSUDSUDSUDSU11.32.4
Education,c age 18 and overLess than high school9.00.58.70.511.41.0DSUDSUDSUDSU14.02.4DSUDSU
High school graduate9.20.49.10.510.00.86.21.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college7.10.37.10.39.20.93.90.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed4.50.24.50.35.30.53.10.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed11.10.611.20.712.40.95.31.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private4.60.24.70.34.50.43.20.6DSUDSUDSUDSU4.11.0
Public only12.20.612.40.813.10.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured2.90.33.00.43.00.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only17.21.117.21.220.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private18.11.018.11.018.13.010.02.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public23.82.122.92.731.34.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan6.50.26.50.27.90.43.60.5DSUDSU11.61.68.41.9
  Large central metro5.90.35.70.38.00.63.80.6DSUDSU8.11.2DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro7.00.47.30.56.90.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU15.22.0
  Medium metro6.70.46.50.49.01.04.11.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro7.00.66.90.68.91.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan8.00.57.80.59.81.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan8.00.77.80.78.31.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore7.80.97.30.912.82.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish6.70.26.60.27.70.43.50.6DSUDSU10.52.67.71.7
Other4.80.35.10.47.11.63.30.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good5.20.25.20.25.90.43.20.5DSUDSU8.22.17.01.8
Fair/poor17.81.017.91.318.11.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities16.80.916.11.021.02.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities21.11.320.31.526.42.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities5.80.25.80.36.80.53.90.6DSUDSU5.61.5DSUDSU
U.S. bornYes6.70.26.60.27.80.42.80.7DSUDSU10.52.77.51.7
No4.80.35.10.55.51.13.40.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a 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.

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 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.

d 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_5-2a: 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_5-2a.html