2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|60 and over||29.0||1.9|
|Race||White, single race||21.8||1.8|
|Black, single race||16.6||2.3|
|Asian, single race||DSU||DSU|
|NHOPI, single race||DSU||DSU|
|AI/AN, single race||DSU||DSU|
|Ethnicity||Non-Hispanic, all races||21.5||1.5|
|Hispanic, all races||18.7||2.6|
|Educationd||Less than high school||16.1||2.3|
|High school graduate||19.5||2.1|
|At least some college||25.2||2.3|
|Employment status, ages 18-64||Employed||20.4||2.4|
|Health insurance, ages 18-64||Any private||22.5||2.4|
|Health insurance, age 65 and over||Medicare only||25.2||3.4|
|Medicare and private||33.2||3.7|
|Medicare and other public||37.2||5.7|
|Large central metro||18.6||2.2|
|Large fringe metro||21.1||2.7|
|Language spoken most often at home||English||21.1||1.5|
|Perceived health status||Excellent/very good/good||20.9||1.8|
|Activity limitationse||Basic activities||24.0||2.2|
|Neither basic nor complex activities||19.1||1.7|
a. Includes two or more hemoglobin A1c measurements, a dilated eye examination, a foot examination, and a flu shot.
b. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using two age groups: 40-59 and 60 and over.
c. 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.
d. 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.
e. For more information, see the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.
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.