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Table T5_1_1_11-1_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 5_1_1_11.1_2a
Rating of health care 0–6 on a scale from 0 to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months,a by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 12.30.411.40.417.50.916.31.9DSUDSU23.
65 and over7.
Family incomebNegative/poor22.21.320.01.427.22.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low16.00.915.
EducationcLess than high school16.20.915.
High school graduate14.10.613.10.718.01.425.95.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college10.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed12.30.511.40.517.
Not employed17.50.916.
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private10.70.410.10.514.
Public only20.21.319.61.522.12.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only8.
Medicare and private5.
Medicare and other public13.52.813.53.614.63.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan12.30.411.30.417.50.916.51.9DSUDSUDSUDSU15.42.8
  Large central metro13.90.712.40.818.71.417.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro10.80.710.00.715.21.614.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro11.40.710.20.719.02.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro14.01.613.91.814.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish11.80.411.00.417.40.910.72.2DSUDSU22.74.514.32.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good10.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities14.90.914.00.919.91.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities19.31.418.71.621.72.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities11.60.410.50.417.00.916.42.0DSUDSU20.64.814.63.1
U.S. bornYes11.90.411.10.417.

a Denominator includes adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit 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 T5_1_1_11-1_2a: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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