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Table 16_1_5-1c

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_5.1c
People under age 65 who were uninsured all year, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.30.423.
RaceWhite, single race14.40.426.31.326.
Black, single race14.60.717.81.520.41.712.
Asian, single race12.
Multiple races12.31.7DSUDSU13.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races11.50.420.31.320.
Non-Hispanic, White10.80.421.91.721.11.312.
Non-Hispanic, Black14.50.717.61.520.61.711.
Hispanic, all races28.60.932.81.834.21.527.91.514.21.9
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school33.
High school graduate20.90.633.
At least some college10.00.528.02.926.71.912.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed16.50.540.
Not employed21.10.827.71.627.71.622.
Residence locationcMetropolitan14.10.424.
  Large central metro17.40.826.
  Large fringe metro11.60.824.02.727.32.514.
  Medium metro12.70.921.41.921.81.913.
  Small metro13.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish11.50.419.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good13.90.423.
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities14.
Complex activities13.
Neither basic nor complex activities17.50.538.41.835.81.319.

a 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.

b 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.

c For more information, see the MEPS 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: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 16_1_5-1c: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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