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Table 16_3_3-2b

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_3.2b
People with a usual primary care provider, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 76.30.578.50.580.10.573.
65 and over90.60.790.80.791.30.889.61.788.12.4
Family incomeaNegative/poor70.
Near poor/low71.50.975.
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school66.
High school graduate71.80.874.30.976.
At least some college75.40.776.50.778.10.770.71.862.72.2
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed68.20.771.20.772.90.864.91.449.81.5
Not employed73.00.975.
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private79.40.580.00.681.60.673.81.473.41.5
Public only81.10.981.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only87.71.387.71.387.81.590.42.588.24.4
Medicare and private92.90.893.00.893.40.891.02.7DSUDSU
Medicare and other public91.51.590.91.892.42.386.83.793.52.4
Location of residencecMetropolitan75.90.578.20.579.90.673.
  Large central metro73.10.876.40.978.
  Large fringe metro79.20.981.00.882.80.972.
  Medium metro77.
  Small metro73.71.874.91.975.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.40.578.90.580.10.573.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good75.90.578.10.579.80.672.
Activity limitationscBasic activities86.70.886.80.888.00.981.51.985.92.1
Complex activities84.
Neither basic nor complex activities70.40.673.40.675.30.766.
U.S. bornYes78.70.579.30.580.40.574.

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: 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_3-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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