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Table T2_9_3_1-1_2a

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 2_9_3_1.1_2a
People with current asthma who are now taking preventive medicine daily or almost daily (either oral or inhaler),a by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Family incomebNegative/poor20.11.521.71.918.93.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low23.91.924.52.426.73.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,c age 18 and overLess than high school24.
High school graduate24.81.826.
At least some college27.31.928.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed21.81.722.
Not employed20.41.822.22.317.52.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, under age 65Any private24.11.425.41.718.72.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only22.81.624.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan25.
  Large central metro24.
  Large fringe metro25.81.927.22.322.03.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro24.32.423.72.726.73.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish25.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good24.
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities31.
Complex activities34.
Neither basic nor complex activities24.11.625.11.921.42.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes25.

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using four age groups: 0–17, 18–44, 45–64, and 65 and over.

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 T2_9_3_1-1_2a: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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