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Table 16_3_1-2a

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_3_1.2a
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a usual source of care, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race 
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.00.819.
65 and over7.
Family incomeaNegative/poor31.
Near poor/low24.41.827.
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school24.81.726.81.916.93.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate19.
At least some college13.50.913.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.80.817.20.915.31.911.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed27.11.829.42.321.33.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private8.
Public only23.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan19.10.920.
  Large central metro20.61.422.61.617.12.412.33.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro19.41.719.
  Medium metro15.
  Small metro19.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish15.90.916.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.60.817.
Activity limitationscBasic activities31.83.331.23.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities32.94.432.65.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities17.10.817.80.915.11.812.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes16.30.916.

a 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.

b 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 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_3_1-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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