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Table T4_1_1_3-1_2a

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 4_1_1_3.1_2a
Adults who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got care as soon as wanted,a by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.70.613.40.620.41.427.74.8DSUDSUDSUDSU17.73.6
65 and over7.
Family incomebNegative/poor24.41.722.41.932.33.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low19.11.418.11.520.72.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school17.91.316.41.423.83.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate17.
At least some college11.70.810.30.916.81.825.64.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed15.30.814.20.820.71.923.74.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed20.
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private12.00.811.20.815.41.718.63.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only20.81.719.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only10.51.610.31.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan15.10.713.50.720.61.528.04.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro17.
  Large fringe metro13.
  Medium metro15.01.313.21.422.73.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish13.90.613.00.719.51.412.12.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good13.40.712.00.719.91.728.35.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities15.
Complex activities17.11.615.91.920.82.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities14.40.713.00.720.11.529.25.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes13.80.612.90.720.21.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Denominator includes adults who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months, excluding missing data.

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.

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.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T4_1_1_3-1_2a: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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