Table T9_2_1_5-2d

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_2_1_5.2d
People who received a hospital inpatient discharge in the calendar year,a by education,b United States, 2009
  TotalbLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.10.29.00.59.20.47.10.3
Age18–445.60.35.40.56.20.55.40.4
45–646.80.38.60.88.70.75.40.4
65 and over18.20.721.21.519.21.315.40.9
GenderMale6.30.27.20.67.50.65.30.3
Female10.00.311.30.711.20.78.60.5
RaceWhite, single race8.00.38.70.59.10.57.10.3
Black, single race10.10.511.41.010.00.89.20.9
Asian, single race4.60.6DSUDSU6.21.43.90.7
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race14.12.814.02.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races9.22.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races8.30.39.70.69.50.57.20.3
  Non-Hispanic, White8.20.39.60.89.50.67.20.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black10.10.511.51.09.90.89.20.9
Hispanic, all races6.90.47.70.65.80.75.20.7
Family incomecNegative/poor12.30.612.30.814.21.29.71.3
Near poor/low10.10.510.00.810.30.79.91.0
Middle7.80.46.50.88.40.77.60.6
High6.10.36.61.16.40.75.90.4
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed4.50.23.60.54.80.44.50.3
Not employed11.10.610.50.913.41.29.60.8
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private5.50.34.90.76.70.65.10.3
Public only15.90.914.11.316.81.617.21.7
Uninsured3.20.33.20.43.30.53.10.6
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only17.31.118.62.016.51.616.91.7
Medicare and private18.21.022.13.121.01.714.61.3
Medicare and other public24.42.225.22.624.85.4DSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan7.90.28.80.59.00.56.90.3
  Large central metro7.40.37.10.79.50.66.20.5
  Large fringe metro8.30.59.60.99.20.87.50.7
  Medium metro7.80.510.21.07.61.06.90.7
  Small metro8.80.89.01.59.91.57.80.9
Nonmetropolitan9.40.610.11.010.11.08.50.7
  Micropolitan9.60.910.51.39.61.49.40.9
  Noncore8.70.99.81.411.21.76.41.0
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish8.00.29.60.68.80.47.10.3
Other5.80.46.10.65.50.85.30.9
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good6.10.26.10.46.80.45.70.3
Fair/poor19.21.016.61.520.41.420.11.7
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities16.80.917.82.417.51.515.31.7
Complex activities21.01.319.72.222.02.021.12.2
Neither basic nor complex activities5.80.25.60.56.50.45.40.3
U.S. bornYes8.00.39.50.68.90.47.20.3
No6.10.46.90.76.30.85.00.7

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

b Persons age 18 and over. 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 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 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.

Current as of June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T9_2_1_5-2d: 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_5-2d.html