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2011 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_13.1_2b
Adults with limited English proficiency and usual source of care who had assistance, by ethnicity, United States, 2008
  All racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 89.51.971.17.0DSUDSUDSUDSU94.61.1
65 and over86.54.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU94.22.6
Family incomeaNegative/poor89.93.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU95.81.6
Near poor/low91.12.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU94.41.5
EducationbLess than high school92.21.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU95.61.1
High school graduate84.14.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU95.43.2
At least some college84.04.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed92.61.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU94.71.2
Not employed87.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU94.71.8
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private87.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU92.52.0
Public only88.93.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU93.72.3
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public84.97.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan89.
  Large central metro91.02.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU95.91.2
  Large fringe metro�82.65.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro86.84.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU92.34.1
Language spoken most often at homeEnglishDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good88.52.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU94.71.1
Activity limitationscBasic activities87.05.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU95.62.7
Neither basic nor complex activities90.31.771.87.0DSUDSUDSUDSU94.71.1

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 B: Detailed Methods.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T14_1_13_1_2b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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