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T16_2_2_2a

2011 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 whose family out-of-pocket medical expenditures were more than 10% of total family income, by insurance,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.80.35.20.42.90.62.40.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0-174.60.64.90.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-444.10.44.50.52.20.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-645.70.56.10.64.31.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale4.50.44.90.52.50.62.70.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female5.00.45.40.43.30.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor34.83.644.34.512.63.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low13.21.713.92.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle4.70.65.60.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU0.00.0
High1.50.31.60.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,c ages 18-64Less than high school6.30.86.51.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate5.20.65.80.72.90.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college4.50.44.90.42.50.61.90.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed3.50.33.90.31.70.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed13.41.114.11.313.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurancedPrivate, employer sponsored4.40.34.80.42.80.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Private, nongroup15.92.816.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan4.60.35.00.43.10.62.40.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro4.80.65.00.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro4.00.54.50.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro4.80.85.20.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro6.01.16.01.24.21.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.61.06.21.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan5.51.36.11.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore6.01.56.41.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.80.35.20.42.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other3.80.83.81.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.20.34.50.42.30.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor13.41.614.61.910.82.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,d ages 18-64Basic activities13.01.913.62.112.63.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities18.72.620.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities4.00.34.40.32.50.51.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes4.80.35.10.43.10.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No3.80.64.81.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. For income, insurance, expenditures, and premiums, a family is defined in terms of health insurance eligibility units (HIEUs). For more information, see the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (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.

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: T16_2_2_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_2_2_2a.html

 

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