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Table T6_2_1_1-2b

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 6_2_1_1.2b
People with a usual source of care who usually asks about prescription medications and treatments from other doctors,a by ethnicity, United States, 2009
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 79.30.779.20.779.00.881.
65 and over78.
Family incomebNegative/poor77.
Near poor/low78.
Education,c age 18 and overLess than high school78.
High school graduate78.80.878.70.978.
At least some college82.20.882.30.982.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed81.10.981.10.980.
Not employed80.70.980.
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private79.90.880.00.979.
Public only76.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only78.91.579.01.679.21.877.
Medicare and private79.51.779.41.779.61.880.53.9DSUDSU
Medicare and other public77.02.774.
Residence locationdMetropolitan79.40.779.30.879.
  Large central metro79.
  Large fringe metro79.
  Medium metro78.11.877.
  Small metro81.81.482.11.483.21.678.03.478.53.1
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish79.20.779.40.779.20.980.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good79.00.779.00.878.80.980.
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities78.
Complex activities77.51.377.31.477.01.878.42.479.43.9
Neither basic nor complex activities81.10.781.20.881.10.983.
U.S. bornYes79.30.779.40.779.10.981.

a Denominator includes persons with a usual source of care, excluding missing values.

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: 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 T6_2_1_1-2b: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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