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Table 14_1_1-1b

2008 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 14_1_1.1b
People under age 65 with health insurance,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
Family incomebNegative/poor69.80.875.60.974.
Near poor/low70.40.775.10.875.
Education, ages 25–64Less than high school60.30.973.
High school graduate78.00.579.70.681.60.674.81.365.71.3
At least some college89.10.390.10.391.00.385.20.876.81.1
Residence locationcMetropolitan83.40.387.30.388.50.382.80.665.10.8
  Large central metro80.40.586.10.587.90.781.90.964.81.0
  Large fringe metro87.20.589.90.591.20.585.41.365.51.9
  Medium metro83.50.786.60.687.10.783.11.365.62.0
  Small metro83.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)
Noncore (nonmetro)78.81.580.31.582.
Activity limitations,c ages 18–64Basic activities84.40.885.50.885.
Complex activities83.50.784.60.884.80.983.81.573.32.0
Neither basic nor complex activities80.10.483.50.484.90.577.10.956.11.2

a Estimates are not adjusted.

b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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 persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

c For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_1-1b: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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