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Table 16_2_2-2a

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 16_2_2.2a
People under age 65 with private insurance whose family's out-of-pocket medical expenditures were more than 10% of total family income,a by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.00.34.20.32.90.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0-173.30.43.40.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-443.00.33.20.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-645.60.55.90.54.41.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale3.60.33.70.32.60.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female4.40.34.80.43.20.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor38.43.844.54.517.74.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low8.81.210.21.55.51.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle4.80.55.30.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High0.90.21.00.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,c ages 18-64Less than high school5.50.85.60.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate5.40.55.70.63.60.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college3.50.33.80.32.20.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed2.80.23.10.21.50.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed12.81.113.11.214.33.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurancedPrivate, employer sponsored3.60.23.70.32.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Private, nongroup15.02.915.33.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Part-year uninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Full-year uninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan3.70.33.90.32.60.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro3.60.53.60.63.10.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.50.53.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro3.60.64.10.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro5.00.94.91.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.70.75.80.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan6.10.96.30.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore4.91.04.71.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.00.34.20.32.80.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other3.90.94.01.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good3.40.23.60.32.40.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor12.61.413.41.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities13.41.613.81.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities17.82.018.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities3.40.23.70.32.50.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes3.90.34.10.33.00.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No4.20.85.31.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a For income, insurance, 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 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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 16_2_2-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_2_2-2a.html

 

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