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Table 16_1_4-1c

2009 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_1_4.1c
Adults age 65 and over with any private health insurance,a by family income,b United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 56.40.825.
Asian only35.43.2DSUDSU24.
Black only36.51.914.32.828.
White only59.40.928.92.750.51.861.91.571.01.5
EthnicityHispanic, all races26.
Non-Hispanic, all races58.60.926.92.450.11.761.41.470.81.5
Non-Hispanic, Black36.91.914.52.929.
Non-Hispanic, White62.
EducationLess than high school42.61.518.22.339.
High school graduate57.41.333.63.548.92.362.
At least some college65.
Residence locationcMetropolitan55.
  Large central metro42.81.715.
  Large fringe metro59.71.831.35.746.93.958.
  Medium metro63.21.829.15.955.
  Small metro61.12.926.17.458.74.969.63.863.54.9
Micropolitan (nonmetro)60.12.430.56.646.64.467.03.975.54.8
Noncore (nonmetro)62.12.931.95.654.55.471.14.478.54.2
Activity limitationscBasic activities53.21.323.22.548.92.561.02.370.12.6
Complex activities45.42.420.04.744.24.653.
No activity limitations60.

a Estimates are not adjusted.

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. 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.

c 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.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 16_1_4-1c: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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