Table T2_9_3_1-2_2b

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 2_9_3_1.2_2b
People with current asthma who were taking a prescribed daily medication to control their asthma in the past 12 months, by ethnicity, California, 2009
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackAll racesMexicanPuerto RicanCentral AmericanSouth American
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.11.441.61.745.01.735.44.443.42.745.63.1DSUDSU26.46.6DSUDSU
Health insurance,a age less than 65Private37.21.936.21.941.
Health insurance, age 65 and overOverall67.
Medicare and private63.32.663.62.664.52.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public83.
Family incomebNegative/poor49.44.350.87.541.16.437.
Near poor/low37.93.438.23.737.64.746.512.437.
Education, age 18 and overLess than high school52.16.757.311.047.69.4DSUDSU46.
High school graduate40.73.843.
At least some college43.
Residence locationUrban42.41.642.
Preferred languageEnglish43.
English proficiency, age 18 and overEnglish only45.
Well/very well37.64.327.54.638.18.5DSUDSU51.
Not well/not at all49.
Born in U.S.Yes42.81.442.71.745.91.736.44.543.32.946.73.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "public health insurance" category only.

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 300 percent of the poverty line; and high, 300 percent of the poverty line and over. Missing values for family income were imputed using hot deck imputation methodology.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Health Policy Research, California Health Interview Survey.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_9_3_1-2_2b: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.