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Table T5_1_1_14-2d

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_14.2d
People with a usual source of care whose health care providers sometimes or never asked for person's help to make treatment decisions, by education,a United States, 2009
  TotalaLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.80.519.
65 and over16.
RaceWhite, single race15.60.619.51.316.50.914.00.7
Black, single race17.
Asian, single race15.61.625.95.311.32.814.91.9
Multiple races12.92.6DSUDSUDSUDSU10.63.1
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races15.40.518.71.416.70.914.00.6
  Non-Hispanic, White15.10.618.01.716.
  Non-Hispanic, Black17.
Hispanic, all races19.
Family incomebNegative/poor21.81.322.
Near poor/low17.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed15.20.620.61.715.
Not employed17.
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private14.20.616.11.615.
Public only23.01.525.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only16.21.617.32.819.22.812.12.0
Medicare and private14.81.415.22.914.
Medicare and other public22.
Residence locationcMetropolitan15.70.619.41.317.10.914.10.7
  Large central metro15.40.821.61.615.
  Large fringe metro15.
  Medium metro15.31.319.22.718.
  Small metro17.91.820.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish15.50.618.81.416.70.813.90.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.80.517.
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities20.
Complex activities21.41.326.42.721.
Neither basic nor complex activities14.80.518.
U.S. bornYes15.70.619.61.416.80.914.10.7

a Persons age 18 and over. 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.

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 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_14-2d: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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