2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|65 and over||81.6||1.0||83.2||1.0|
|Ethnicity||Hispanic, all races||64.7||2.0||65.9||2.0|
|Non-Hispanic, all races||69.8||0.9||71.3||0.9|
|Health insurance,b ages 18–64||All persons under 65 years||70.2||1.0||72.3||1.1|
|Health insurance, age 65 and over||All persons 65 years and over||81.7||1.0||83.2||1.0|
|Medicare and private||81.0||1.4||83.8||1.2|
|Medicare and public||88.9||1.9||87.1||2.2|
|Education, age 25 and over||Less than high school||70.0||2.2||67.1||2.3|
|High school graduate||68.3||1.5||72.3||1.4|
|At least some college||73.1||0.9||72.5||1.0|
|Location of residenced||Metropolitan||69.3||0.9||71.0||0.9|
|Large central metro||65.9||1.5||68.2||1.7|
|Large fringe metro||71.1||1.5||73.4||1.7|
|Activity limitationsd||Basic activities||79.1||1.0||86.4||1.2|
|Neither basic nor complex activities||58.8||1.3||63.0||1.0|
a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population. Age data are unadjusted.
b A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private" category only.
c 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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of people were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.
d For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.
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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.