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Table T9_1_2_2-2c

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 9_1_2_2.2c
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 family income,b United States, 2009
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.40.338.
RaceWhite, single race4.60.343.
Black, single race2.50.413.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races4.50.340.
  Non-Hispanic, White4.70.446.04.511.
  Non-Hispanic, Black2.60.414.
Hispanic, all races3.50.723.26.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,c ages 18–64Less than high school6.70.9DSUDSU6.
High school graduate5.40.644.
At least some college4.40.445.14.412.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed3.20.332.
Not employed14.
Residence locationdMetropolitan4.10.337.
  Large central metro3.50.533.
  Large fringe metro4.10.544.38.0DSUDSU4.
  Medium metro4.60.733.47.911.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.50.340.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.10.338.
Activity limitations,d ages 18–64Basic activities11.01.5DSUDSUDSUDSU11.
Complex activities14.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSU10.
Neither basic nor complex activities4.40.343.
U.S. bornYes4.50.340.

a For income, insurance, expenditures, and premiums, a family is defined in terms of Health Insurance Eligibility Units. 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 June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T9_1_2_2-2c: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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