2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|Race||White, single race||16.8||0.5||18.0||0.5|
|Black, single race||14.3||0.9||15.7||0.8|
|Asian, single race||16.0||1.9||12.7||2.0|
|NHOPI, single race||DSU||DSU||17.5||4.4|
|AI/AN, single race||9.9||2.7||24.5||5.4|
|Ethnicity||Non-Hispanic, all races||17.0||0.5||18.0||0.5|
|Hispanic, all races||12.8||0.8||14.9||0.7|
|Education,c ages 18-64||Less than high school||17.4||0.8||20.7||0.8|
|High school graduate||19.3||0.6||20.1||0.6|
|At least some college||14.6||0.5||15.0||0.6|
|Employment status, ages 18-64||Employed||13.3||0.4||13.9||0.4|
|Health insuranced||Private, employer sponsored||15.8||0.6||16.9||0.6|
|Location of residencee||Metropolitan||15.4||0.4||16.5||0.5|
|Large central metro||14.0||0.7||14.3||0.7|
|Large fringe metro||14.9||0.9||15.5||0.9|
|Language spoken most often at home||English||16.7||0.5||18.1||0.5|
|Perceived health status||Excellent/very good/good||15.0||0.4||16.0||0.4|
|Activity limitationse||Basic activities||31.6||1.4||34.1||1.4|
|Neither basic nor complex activities||14.8||0.4||15.5||0.4|
a For income, expenditures, and premiums, a family is defined in terms of health insurance eligibility units (HIEUs). For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.
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 Insurance categories are defined hierarchically in the order shown. For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.
e For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.
DNC - Data have not been collected.
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.