2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|Race||White, single race||4.2||0.3||5.4||0.3|
|Black, single race||2.9||0.5||3.3||0.5|
|Asian, single race||DSU||DSU||DSU||DSU|
|NHOPI, single race||DSU||DSU||DSU||DSU|
|AI/AN, single race||DSU||DSU||DSU||DSU|
|Ethnicity||Non-Hispanic, all races||4.0||0.3||5.1||0.3|
|Hispanic, all races||3.9||0.6||4.2||0.8|
|Education,c ages 18-64||Less than high school||5.5||0.8||9.6||1.1|
|High school graduate||5.4||0.5||5.2||0.5|
|At least some college||3.5||0.3||4.4||0.3|
|Employment status, ages 18-64||Employed||2.8||0.2||3.6||0.2|
|Health insuranced||Private, employer sponsored||3.6||0.2||4.7||0.3|
|Location of residenced||Metropolitan||3.7||0.3||4.5||0.3|
|Large central metro||3.6||0.5||3.9||0.5|
|Large fringe metro||3.5||0.5||3.9||0.5|
|Language spoken most often at home||English||4.0||0.3||5.2||0.3|
|Perceived health status||Excellent/very good/good||3.4||0.2||4.4||0.3|
|Activity limitations,d ages 18-64||Basic activities||13.4||1.6||12.4||1.3|
|Neither basic nor complex activities||3.4||0.2||4.4||0.3|
a For income, insurance, expenditures, and premiums, a family is defined in terms of health insurance eligibility units (HIEUs). 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.
DNC - Data have not been collected.
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.